Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #0041114133212: AKIM TAMIROFF

Uncommonly early, sinister-looking 7.7 x 9.4 black and white studio portrait, boldly signed in blue fountain pen, probably in the 1930s. In fine condition, with partially trimmed borders; mounting remnants on the reverse side; and very faint silvering along the edges, completely invisible when the photograph is viewed head-on. Armenian-born Akim Tamiroff was one of the silver screen's all-time great character actors, recipient of the first Supporting Actor Golden Globe and two Oscar nominations.  Hi more than 80 memorable credits include Queen Christina (1933), The Scarlet Empress (1934), The Merry Widow  Widow (1934), Whom the Gods Destroy (1934), Black Fury (1935), The Gay Deception (1935), The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936), Anthony Adverse (1936), The Jungle Princess (1936), The General Died at Dawn (1936), King of Gamblers (1937), The Buccaneer (1938), The Way of All Flesh (1940), Five Graves to Cairo (1943), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944), The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944), Dragon Seed (1944), Can't Help Singing (1944), A Scandal in Paris (1946), Touch of Evil (1958), Ocean's 11 (1960), The Reluctant Saint (1962), and Lord Jim (1965).