MEL FERRER AUTOGRAPH


Mel Ferrer was born August 25, 1917 – died June 2, 2008. Ferrer was an American actor, film director and film producer. Ferrer began acting in summer stock as a teenager and in 1937 won the Theatre Intime award for best new play by a Princeton undergraduate; the play was called Awhile to Work and co-starred another college student, Frances Pilchard, who would become Ferrer’s first wife that same year. At age twenty-one, he was appearing on the Broadway stage as a chorus dancer, making his debut there as an actor two years later. After a bout with polio, Ferrer worked as a disc jockey in Texas and Arkansas and moved to Mexico to work on a novel. He then was contracted to Columbia Pictures as a director along with several other “potentials” who began as dialogue directors: Fred Sears, William Castle, Henry Levin and Robert Gordon. Mel Ferrer has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6268 Hollywood Blvd. Original Mel Ferrer Autograph, signed on a 3 x 5 inch Index Card. Regular Price – $ 95.00 / Sale Price – $ 42.00.

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