MERCEDES GILBERT STAR OF "MULATTO," NOW AT THE AMBASSADOR THEATRE .... [caption title].

New York. [1936]. Small pictorial autograph card (14 x 8.5cm). Fine. Item #WRCLIT78942

An “autograph” card printed on card stock, bearing a character portrait of Mercedes Gilbert, who assumed the role of Cora Lewis in Langston Hughes's play on short notice after Rose McClendon fell ill and later died of pneumonia. The card bears the caption of the "Postal Telegraph Guide's Autograph Club," and specifically refers to the production. Uncommon ephemera.

Price: $65.00