Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #000422112: OLGA BACLANOVA

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Highly scarce vintage black fountain pen signature and sentiment on a 4x6-inch pale pink autograph album page, acquired in-person in the 1930s and decorated with a magazine image and some art deco block writing by the original collector-- especially uncommon in that it is signed with her full name, instead of simply "Baclanova", which was her custom.  In good condition and suitable for matting with a favorite photograph. 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.