Dolores Del Rio

Dolores Del Rio

Reference number:

9455
£95.00

Description:

A very good original vintage circa 1938 autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by Dolores Del Rio.

Certification:

From the autograph book of J Hudson who was an Assistant Purser on the SS Queen Mary. Many of the autographs are dated 1938 and some have added notation Re Queen Mary (See Code 9442 Mary Pickford). AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

15x13cm Sized Autograph Book Page

Condition:

Good. View Image

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About Dolores Del Rio

Dolores Del Rio

DOLORES DEL RIO d1983. Aristocratic beautiful Mexican actress who was the first major female Latin cross-over star in Hollywood. She enjoyed an outstanding career in American films during the 1920-1930s and is also considered one of the more important female figures of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema during the 1940s and 1950s. She is nowadays remembered as one of the most beautiful faces of the cinema of her time with her long & varied career spanning silent film, sound film, television, stage and radio. She began her film career in 1925 and had roles in a series of successful silent films including ; What Price Glory (1926) / Resurrection (1927) and Ramona (1928). Later with the advent of sound, she acted in films that included ; Bird of Paradise (1932) / Flying Down to Rio (1933) and Madame Du Barry (1934). In the early 1940s, when her Hollywood career began to decline, she returned to Mexico and joined the Mexican film industry which at that time was at its peak. A series of films, including ; Wild Flower (1943) / Maria Candelaria (1943) / Las Abandonadas (1944) / Bugambilia (1944) and The Unloved Woman (1949) are considered classic masterpieces and helped boost Mexican cinema worldwide. She remained active in Mexican films throughout the 1950s. In 1960 she returned to Hollywood. She died of liver disease aged 78 in California on April 11th 1983. 

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