GORDON DOUGLAS

Bold signature and inscription, “The best to John/Gordon Douglas,” in black felt tip ink on a 6×4 green index card.  Very fine condition.  A pencil notation on the reverse side indicates that this autograph was obtained in person in December 1979.  John Verzi collection.  Beginning as a bit player with Hal Roach in the Little Rascals series, Gordon Douglas soon switched to directing, He directed about 20 Little Rascals shorts during the 1930s, then began directing feature films. until his retirement four decades later.  His credits include Saps At Sea (194), Come Fill the Cup (1951), Them! (1954) and Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964), among dozens of others.  Scarce.

$35