Vintage 1940s 9.7 x 12.6 double-weight satin finish black and white chest-up MGM studio portrait, signed and inscribed in black fountain pen, “Kindest regards Always.To my Friends at Tuolumine/Sincerely  Van Johnson.”  About fine condition, with partially trimmed borders; a small tear at the edge near the bottom right; and scattered mild handling bends, one just below his nose, that bend being completely invisible when the photograph is viewed head on and the others detracting only minimally from overall appearance.  Please note that the left border is fuller than what is depicted in the accompanying scan.