Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #0016101121: PRISCILLA LANE

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Scarce and yummy original 1940s 8x10-inch color publicity portrait on lightweight card stock, boldly signed and inscribed in later years in black felt-tip pen. In good condition, with gentle edge wear. Lovely Priscilla Lane first came to the attention of audiences in 1932, singing alongside her celebrated sisters Lola and Rosemary with the Fred Waring Orchestra. Five years later, she snagged a film contract with Warner Brothers. Beautiful and vivacious, she was memorable in films like Four Daughters (1938) with John Garfield; Blues in the Night (1941); and Alfred Hitchcock's Saboteur (1942). Her most famous role was that of Elaine Harper, Cary Grant's fiance, in Frank Capra's black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace (1944). She retired from Hollywood just four years later, aged only 33, and her autograph is fairly elusive in any format.