Item #4231 Fairbanks and Pickford Signed Color Photograph, 1928. MARY DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS, SR, AND PICKFORD.

Fairbanks. (born Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman 1883 – 1939) American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer; Pickford (born Gladys Louise Smith 1892 –1979), Canadian-American actress, writer, director, producer.

Fairbanks and Pickford Signed Color Photograph, 1928

Pickford and Fairbanks were founding members of United Artists film production studio along with D. W. Griffith and Charlie Chapiln and also founding members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. They were both actors, writers, directors and producers. Douglas Fairbanks hosted the first Oscar Awards Ceremony in 1929. Fairbanks and Pickford married in 1920 and divorced in 1936. Fairbanks was known as the "King of Hollywood," a title passed on to Clark Gable. The photograph shows Pickford sitting in a chair wearing a fur trimmed coat and hat with Fairbanks, in suit and tie, leaning on the back of the chair. He inscribes the photograph, signs in full and dates, 1928. Pickford signs in full. The photograph measures 8 x 10 inches.

Item #4231

Price: $750.00

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