Olivia de Havilland autograph and dedication on a b/w portrait photo. Extra, smaller snippet: “With my thanks for your kind words O d H”
The autograph comes wit a Certificate of Authenticity.
Size: 3,5 x 6 inches.
Born in Japan as older sister of actress Joan Fontaine. Olivia de Havilland was spotted by famed director Max Reinhardt, who cast her in his legendary Hollywood Bowl production of the play. She became famous as Melanie Hamilton in Gone With the Wind (1939), earning an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress in the process.
De Havilland showed up in a brace of profitable fading-star horror films in the '60s: Lady in a Cage (1964) and Hush ... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1965), in which she replaced Joan Crawford. During the next decade, she appeared in a number of TV productions and in such all-star film efforts as Airport '77 (1977) and The Swarm (1978).
De Havilland once more found herself in the limelight in 1989, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Gone With the Wind.
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