Bold signature in blue fountain pen 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 1965.  John Verzi collection.  In a screen career that spanned nearly seven decades, beginning in the silent era and lasting until shortly before his death at age 92, Heinz Ruhmann appeared in nearly 100 films.  He was honored with numerous awards in recognition to his contributions to German cinema and in 2006 was voted Germany’s most popular actor.