PAULINE GARON. Black and white 7.3 x 10.7 book-weight chest-up portrait, with printed biography below, removed from the 1924 edition of “Stars of the Photoplay, ” boldly signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen, “To John Verzi/Good luxk John/Pauline Garon Forrester, “ adding a minor correction to the printed biography. Fine condition, with very mild handling bends in the borders. A pencil notation along the extreme top left edge indicates that this page was signed in person in September 1962. Touted by Cecil B. deMille as a major new find, Pauline Garon played leading roles in several dozen films during the silent era, although deMille only wound up using her twice. In the 1930s she starred in several French-language versions of Hollywood films, but soon was reduced to bit roles, retiring from the screen after a one-word part in How Green Was My Valley (1941). John Verzi collection.