ESMOND KNIGHT

Bold signature and inscription, “To John/Best wishes/Esmond Knight,” in blue felt tip ink on a 6×4 white index card.  Very fine condition.  A pencil notation on the reverse side indicates that this autograph was obtained in person in May 1969.  John Verzi collection.  During a six-decade stage, screen and television career, British actor Esmond Knight played both romantic leads and supporting roles in scores of films and television series.  He appeared in eleven films directed by Michael Powell, including The Red Shoes (1948) and Peeping Tom (1960), as well as four of the five films directed by Laurence Olivier.  His final screen appearance was in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987).\

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