JEAN DESAILLY

Bold signature and inscription, “Pour Jean/Jean/Desailly,” in blue fountain pen on a 6×4 green index card.  Very fine condition, with a small magazine photograph affixed at the bottom left corner.  A pencil notation on the reverse side indicates that this autograph was obtained in person in November 1967.  John Verzi collection.  The distinguished French stage and screen actor was a leading man of French films in the 1940s and 1950s and a long-time member of the Comedie-Francaise.  He was awarded the Moliere prize for acting in 2002, a tribute to his contributions to the French stage.

$25