LAYA RAKI

Bold signature and inscription, “To John/With lot’s of love/Yours/Laya Raki,” in blue fountain pen on a 6×4 white index card.  Very fine condition, with a small magazine photograph affixed at the top right corner.  A pencil notation on the reverse side indicates that this autograph was obtained in person in April 1965.  John Verzi collection.  The German actress, who appeared in German, British, and American films, was billed as “the dark-haired volcano,” and most of her roles adhered to that description, featuring her as scantily-clad exotic dancers.

$25