FRANCOIS PERIER

Bold signature and inscription, “To John  with my best wishes/Francois Perier,” in turquois fountain pen on a 6×4 white index card.  Very fine condition, with a small magazine photograph affixed at the top right corner.  A pencil notation on the reverse side indicates that this autograph was obtained in person in August 1965.  John Verzi collection.  The prolific French character actor’s career spanned close to six decades, during which he appeared in close to 100 films, working with many of Europe’s finest directors in such films as Orphee (1949),Gervaise (1956), and Nights of Cabiria (1957).

$25