George Raft Publicity Photos Signed Autograph "Souls At Sea"
This item is an 8" X 10", black and white publicity photo of actor George Raft in a scene from the 1937 movie-"Souls At Sea". Souls at Sea is a 1937 American adventure film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Gary Cooper, George Raft, and Frances Dee. Based on a story by Ted Lesser, the film is about a first mate on a slave ship who frees the slaves on the ship after a mutiny overthrows the ship's captain. The title of this film was spoofed in the Laurel and Hardy comedy film Saps at Sea (1940).......George Raft (born George Ranft; September 26, 1901 – November 24, 1980) was an American film actor and dancer identified with portrayals of gangsters in crime melodramas of the 1930s and 1940s. A stylish leading man in dozens of movies, Raft is remembered for his gangster roles in Scarface (1932), Each Dawn I Die (1939), and Billy Wilder's comedy Some Like It Hot (1959), as a dancer in Bolero (1934), and a truck driver in They Drive by Night (1940).Raft said he never regarded himself as an actor. "I wanted to be me", he said. The photo has been autographed on the front by George Raft with a fountain pen in brown...........BOTH PHOTO AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.