Margaret Sullavan

Margaret Sullavan

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A rare original vintage circa 1940s autograph page, clearly signed in ink by Margaret Sullavan.


From the vintage scrapbook of Julia James collected around the London Theatres between 1945-1955. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.


17x13cm Sized Page


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About Margaret Sullavan

Margaret Sullavan

MARGARET SULLAVAN d1960. American stage and film actress. Her career began on-stage in 1929. In 1933 she caught the attention of movie director John M Stahl and had her debut on the screen that same year in Only Yesterday. She preferred working on the stage and made only 16 movies (four of which were opposite James Stewart) in a popular partnership that included The Mortal Storm (1940). She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Patricia Hollmann in Three Comrades (1938). She retired from the screen in the early 1940s, but returned in 1950 to make her last movie "No Sad Songs For Me" in which she played a woman who was dying of cancer. For the rest of her career she would only appear on the stage. During the 1950s, she experienced hearing issues, depression and mental frailty. She died of an overdose of barbiturates (ruled accidental) on January 1st 1960 aged 50.


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