Beery, Wallace Publicity Photo Signed Autograph Movie Scene
This item is an 8" X 10", black and white photo of actor Wallace Beery in one of his films......Wallace Fitzgerald Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American film and stage actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill (1930) opposite Marie Dressler, as Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1934), as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa! (1934), and his titular role in The Champ (1931), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. Beery appeared in some 250 films during a 36-year career. His contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer stipulated in 1932 that he would be paid $1 more than any other contract player at the studio. This made Beery the highest-paid film actor in the world during the early 1930s. He was the brother of actor Noah Beery and uncle of actor Noah Beery Jr. For his contributions to the film industry, Beery was posthumously inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a motion pictures star in 1960. His star is located at 7001 Hollywood Boulevard. This publicity photo features an original studio number located in lower right corner. The photo has been autographed on the front by Wallace Beery with a fountain pen in black................BOTH PHOTO AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.