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Lot #1736
Mario Lanza Signed Oversized Photograph

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Vintage pearl-finish 10 x 13 photo of Lanza as Enrico Caruso for the 1951 film The Great Caruso, prominently signed and inscribed in green fountain pen, "To you Felix Wayne, what more can I say other than—I love you—from, Mario Lanza.” In very good to fine condition, with scattered creasing, heaviest to the upper left corner area. The Great Caruso was a massive commercial success and the most profitable film for MGM in 1951. It set a record gross at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, grossing $1,390,943 in 10 weeks.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #649 - Ended December 07, 2022

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