Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #0059312: MARGARET WYCHERLY

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IMPOSSIBLE to find vintage brown fountain pen signature on a 2.25 x 5.5-inch tan album page clip, acquired in-person in the 1920s. In fine condition, with rounded corners and light mounting remnants on the verso. Note that the image of the star shown alongside the scan of the autographed piece here is not included. One-of-a-kind English-born stage and screen character actress Margaret Wycherly excelled at portraying menacing, rotten-to-the-core older women. In 1929, with the advent of sound pictures, she recreated her celebrated stage role as phony clairvoyant Madame Rosalie La Grange in Tod Browning's The Thirteenth ChairTwelve years later, she snagged an Oscar nomination for the role of Gary Cooper's mother in Sergeant York (1941), and, in 1949, she dazzled in the plum role of psychopathic Ma Jarrett, opposite James Cagney, in the gangster classic White Heat