FRANK FAY AUTOGRAPH


Frank Fay was born November 17, 1897 – died September 25, 1961.  Fay was a movie and stage actor, most famous for playing ‘Elwood P. Dowd’ (whose friend is an invisible 6-foot rabbit) in the play Harvey by the American playwright Mary Coyle Chase on Broadway. James Stewart would play the role in the film version. He was also famous for being one of the most popular comedians and master of ceremonies of the 1920’s. Frank Fay married Barbara Stanwyck when she was relatively unknown, only to have her career outshine his. They married in 1928 (1928 – 1936) they adopted a son, Dion, on December 5, 1932. Some film historians claim that the Fay-Stanwyck marriage was the basis for A Star is Born. Their only film appearance together is a very brief skit in the short film The Stolen Jools (1931). Original Frank Fay Autograph, hand signed on cut paper. Hand written: Kindest Frank Fay. Approx. Size of paper 3 x 5 1/2 inches. Regular Price – $ 99.00 / Sale Price – $ 48.95.

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