Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00525212: MARY URE

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From a massive horde of signatures, all acquired in-person over three decades by an indefatigable autograph hound, comes this highly rare vintage inscribed blue ballpoint pen signature on a 4x6-inch tan autograph album page, acquired in the late 1950s. In good condition. Charming Scottish stage and film actress Mary Ure was unforgettable in films like Look Back in Anger (1959), penned by first husband John Osborne; Sons and Lovers (1960), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award; the sci-fi drama The Mind Benders (1963); The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1964) and Custer of the West (1967), both alongside second husband Robert Shaw; and Where Eagles Dare (1968). Her career collapsed in the late 1960s, due to excessive drinking, and she died tragically of an overdose of alcohol and barbiturates at the age of 42. Her autograph is rather elusive in any format.