KATINA PAXINOU

Bold signature and inscription, “To John/Katina Paxinou/London 1967,” in blue fountain pen on a 6×4 pink index card.  Very fine condition, with a small magazine photograph affixed at the bottom right corner.  A pencil notation on the reverse side indicates that this autograph was obtained in person in October 1967.  John Verzi collection.  The fiery Greek actress made her screen debut in For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), winning an Oscar as Best Supporting Actress for her performance. Primarily a stage actress, she only made 15 films in Hollywood and Europe during her lengthy acting career.

$60