DescriptionA Marilyn Monroe Early Signature in an Autograph Book with Many Others, 1949. On a mint green page, bound within an album with a navy blue leather cover, signed in turquoise fountain pen ink "To Bobby / Best Wishes / Marilyn Monroe;" (other side signed by Alan Curtis), an unusual early inscription by the then-starlet before she started using her more well-known sign-off of "Love & Kisses;" obtained in person in NYC by 'Bobby' when MM was there to promote the 1949 United Artists film she had a bit part in, "Love Happy;" the rest of the album is filled with other great movie star autographs (with inscriptions on both sides of the pages) though most (or none, even) of these actors would have known who Marilyn Monroe was in 1949; interestingly, years later, she would have an association with many of them who appear in this album like Frank Sinatra, Montgomery Clift, Charles Laughton, Jack Benny, Harold Lloyd, and Roddy McDowall; other autographs include those of Pearl Bailey, Fay Bainter, Ann Blyth, Ward Bond, Harry Carey, Jr., Donald Crisp, Robert Cummings, Dan Duryea, Dale Evans, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Joan Fontaine, Betty Garrett, Kathryn Grayson, Louis Hayward, Jean Hersholt, Ruth Hussey, Van Johnson, Buster Keaton, Peggy Lee, Oscar Levant, Ida Lupino, Virginia Mayo, Constance Moore, Dennis Morgan, Ozzie Nelson, Roy Rogers (who added "Trigger"), Alexis Smith, and Sonny Tufts, among a few others. Book cover shows minimal wear.
5" x 6"
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