CONSTANCE CUMMINGS

Vintage 1930s 3.5 x 5.5 glossy black and white chest-up portrait, signed in blue fountain pen.  Fine condition, with mounting remnants on the reverse side.  Constance Cummings made her film debut in 1931, working at a frenetic pace to star in twenty films over a brief four-year period. At the end of 1934, dissatisfied with the quality of her Hollywood output, she decamped for England, where she would spend most of the rest of her lengthy life, appearing in numerous plays and films, including the effervescent 1945 screen version of Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit In 1979, at the age of 70, she made a triumphant return to Broadway in Arthur Kopit’s Wings, for which she received a Tony Award.

$35