Photograph, Signed and Inscribed, sepia toned, 4to. CANADA LEE.
CANADA LEE

(1907-52). American actor, boxer and civil rights activist. His best known films are "Lifeboat" (1944) and "Cry, The Beloved Country (1952)."

Photograph, Signed and Inscribed, sepia toned, 4to.

Referring to his role as Bigger in Orson Welles' 1941 stage production of Richard Wright's novel, "Native Son," Lee has signed and inscribed this fine sepia toned photograph, "To my sister Helen Martin From her brother 'Bigger' Canada Lee." Helen Martin (1910-2000) was an African-American actress who appeared in film and television as well as on stage. Her films include "Hollywood Shuffle," "Cotton Comes to Harlem," "Repo Man," and "Bulworth." She also appeared in the television series, "Roots," and other shows. The photograph is stamped on verso, "A. Steiner Photographer" with some pencil docketing.

Item #2339

Price: $475.00

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