Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #0010416: GARY COOPER

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Uncommonly early inscribed black fountain pen signature on a 4x6-inch mustard yellow album page, acquired in-person in 1932 and decorated with a small magazine image. In good condition for its age, with a square-shaped block of toning in the bottom left-hand area, behind the writing, and some gentle show-through from the autograph on the opposite side. Iconic leading man Gary Cooper earned received five Academy Award nominations for Best Actor, winning twice, as well as an Honorary Oscar for his six decades of work in film. His long list of classic credits includes Wings (1927), The Shopworn Angel (1928), A Farewell to Arms (1932), Alice in Wonderland (1933), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938), Beau Geste (1939), Meet John Doe (1941), The Pride of the Yankees (1942), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), The Fountainhead (1949), and High Noon (1952).