Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00140612: PRESTON FOSTER

Choice vintage 8x10-inch black and white Universal Studios publicity portrait as Detective Bill Crane in Lady in the Morgue (1938), boldly signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen in the 1930s. In good condition. Stage and film actor Preston Foster was notable in films like Doctor X (1932), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), Annie Oakley (1935), The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), The Informer (1935), Lady in the Morgue (1938), and My Friend Flicka (1943) before embarking upon a second career, as a vocalist and composer of popular songs. The highlight of his musical career was penning "Got My Mojo Working" in 1956, which became a massive hit for Muddy Waters and was selected by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the 500 greatest songs of all-time.