Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #0016614241: IDA LUPINO

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Bold signature in blue ballpoint pen on a 1.5 x 4-inch white card, dating to the late 1970s.  In very good condition and suitable for matting.  After supporting roles in films like Peter Ibbetson (1935), Anything Goes (1936), Artists and Models (1937), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939), and The Light That Failed (1939), lovely London-born actress Ida Lupino came to the forefront with strong work, opposite Humphrey Bogart, in High Sierra (1941).  Later, she appeared in Ladies in Retirement (1941), The Sea Wolf (1941), Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942), Forever and a Day (1943), On Dangerous Ground (1952), The Bigamist (1953), and Mr. and Mrs. Eve (1957).  Starting with Not Wanted (1949), which she also co-wrote, she became the only female movie director of her time, specializing in dramatic and suspense films like Never Fear (1949), The Hitch-Hiker (1953), The Bigamist (1953).  She also directed the popular comedy The Trouble with Angels (1966), and the two classic "Twilight Zone" episodes "The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine" (1959) and "The Masks" (1964).