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1 FETCHIT, STEPIN Original Black & White Post Card Photograph Signed of Actor Stepin Fetchit
5 1/2” x 3 1/2” n.d. 
Signed by actor, performer Stepin Fetchit. Fine. The image is of Stepin Fetchit in a comic scene from one of his films, answering a phone as he is barely waking up. On the verso is printed: “Latin Quarters Presents Stepin Fechit In Person” with the lyrics to the song ‘Richard's Answer'. Stepin Fetchit (Lincoln Theodore Monroe, 1892 - 1985) began his long career on stage and in film as a vaudeville performer in the 20s. He went on to appear in many films, becoming the first African-American actor to receive feature billing in American movies. In 1976 he received a special Image Award from the Hollywood chapter of the NAACP and in 1978 was elected to the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame. Some of his best known work is in such films as John Ford's Steamboat ‘Round the Bend, Dimples (with Shirley Temple), On the Avenue, Miracle in Harlem, Bend of the River, etc. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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