Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00042211: OLGA BACLANOVA

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Highly rare and quite choice  vintage 3.5 x 5.5-inch black and white postcard portrait, boldly signed in black fountain pen in the early 1930s-- especially uncommon in that it is signed with her full name, instead of simply "Baclanova", which was her custom.  In very good condition for its age. Luscious Russian-born leading lady Olga Baclanova is remembered by horror buffs for her starring roles in The Vampyre Woman (1915), The Man Who Laughs (1928) and-- of course!-- Tod Browning’s Freaks (1932), in which she was so brutally transformed into the squawking Chicken Lady by the sideshow troupe after double-timing one of their own.