Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #0031162: MAY ROBSON

Scarce and charming vintage 5x7-inch sepia-tone portrait, boldly signed and inscribed in black fountain pen in 1934. In good condition, with a JSA third-party authenticator sticker on the verso, accompanied by its certificate. Few character actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age rivaled May Robson at playing crusty, gruff, domineering society matrons and elder relatives. Oscar-nominated for her portrayal of Damon Runyon's Apple Annie in Frank Capra's Lady for a Day (1933), she was also memorable in The King of Kings (1927), The Angel of Broadway (1927), Little Orphan Annie (1932), Alice in Wonderland (1933), Mills of the Gods (1934), Anna Karenina (1935), A Star Is Born (1937), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), Bringing Up Baby (1938), Nurse Edith Cavell (1939), Four Wives (1939), and Four Mothers (1941).