Chili Bouchier

Chili Bouchier

Reference number:

8869
£25.00

Description:

A good original vintage autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by Chili Bouchier.

Suitable for mounting and display.

 

Certification:

AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

13x9cm Sized Autograph Book Page

Condition:

Good. View Image.

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About Chili Bouchier

Chili Bouchier

CHILI BOUCHIER d1999. English film actress who achieved success during the silent film era and went on to many screen appearances with the advent of sound films, before progressing to theatre later in her career. She made her first appearance as a child dancer at a charity performance. She became a typist on leaving school and later a model at Harrods. Her first appearance was as a bathing belle in Shooting Stars. She won a contest run by the Daily Mail in 1927 to become a film star. She later combined her film career with a great deal of stage work in the UK. From 1950 onwards most of her appearances were on stage in dramas, comedies and revues where she continued to work until well into her eighties. She died (three days short of her ninetieth birthday) in 1999 in her ground floor flat in Marylebone London after having fallen and hit her head on a radiator. She had no children and it was reported that towards the end of her life that she suffered with alcoholism.

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Chili Bouchier

Reference number:

8870
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Description:

An original 1948 three page handwritten letter in ink, clearly signed at the conclusion Yours sincerely Chili Bouchier.

The letter has very good content with references to her films Murder in Reverse (1945) / Mrs Fitzgerald (1947) and a detailed analysis of her character (Mrs Katherine Dyson) in her latest film "The Trials of Charley Peace"

 

Certification:

One of a wonderful collection of over 50 celebrity letters all obtained during the late 1940s to early 1950s by a Mr Douglas Squires. He was involved in editing a School / University Film & Theatre Entertainment magazine during this period and wrote to celebrities looking for a contribution of autographs and signed photographs for the magazine. Many of the letters are gracious and detailed replies with many references to helping his project and mentions of their careers at that point in time. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

Three individual 23x18cm Sized Pages

Condition:

Good. View Images. Minor central folds, no tears. A little age rusting. Overall we would rate as 8/10.

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