Ilona Massey, autographed studio portrait AP150

1930s. Ilona Massey, born Ilona Hajmássy, (June 16, 1910 – August 20, 1974[1]) was a film, stage and radio performer. Billed as "the new Dietrich", she starred in three films with Nelson Eddy, including Rosalie (1937), and with Lon Chaney, Jr. in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) as Baroness Frankenstein. In 1943, she appeared in the ...

Irene Dunne, autographed studio portrait AP147

1940s Irene Dunne (December 20, 1898 – September 4, 1990) was an American film actress and singer of the 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s. Dunne was nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Actress, for her performances in Cimarron (1931), Theodora Goes Wild (1936), The Awful Truth (1937), Love Affair (1939) and I Remember ...

Kathryn Grayson, autographed studio portrait AP146

1950s Kathryn Grayson was born Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick in Winston-Salem, NC, on February 9, 1922. She was discovered by MGM talent scouts while singing on the radio. The studio quickly signed her to a contract. Kathryn, a coloratura soprano, made her first film in 1941, a "B" picture called Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941). She ...

Fortunio Bonanova, autographed fan photo AP140

1940s. Publicity portrait. Fortunio Bonanova was a familiar face in many films of Hollywood's golden age. His most memorable performance is that of the harried vocal coach of the second Mrs. Kane (Dorothy Commigore) in "Citizen Kane." In 1936, with the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, he returned to the United States from Spain where his ...

Constance Bennett, autographed photograph AP138

Early 1930s studio portrait, publicity shot 8" x 10". Independent, outspoken Constance Bennett, the first of the Bennett sisters to enter films, appeared in New York-produced silents before a chance meeting with Samuel Goldwyn led to her Hollywood debut in Cytherea (1924). She abandoned a burgeoning career in silents for marriage to Philip Plant in 1925; after ...