ROSSANA PODESTA

Bold vintage signature in black fountain pen on a 6×4 white index card.  Very fine condition, with a small magazine photograph affixed at the top left corner.  A pencil notation on the reverse side indicates that this autograph was obtained in person in November 1964.  John Verzi collection.  The alluring Italian sex icon of the 1950s and ’60s starred in the title role in Helen of Troy in 1956, and went on to appear in numerous other Italian historical spectacles.

$25