JIRI MENZEL

Bold signature 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 1968.  John Verzi collection.  A member of the Czech New Wave, Jiri Menzel achieved international acclaim following the release of his first feature film, Closely Watched Trains, in 1967, which won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film,  Since then, he has worked as an actor, screenwriter, and director, whose features include Larks on a String (1969), and My Sweet Little Village (1985), also nominated for an Oscar as Best Foreign Language Film.

$25