1923 Buddy Messinger Silent Film Child Actor Star Print ORIGINAL HISTORIC IMAGE


"Buddy Messinger."

This is an original 1923 halftone print of Buddy Messinger (1907-1965), an American silent film child actor who appeared in "Jack and the Beanstalk," "Shadows," "The Flirt," "The Abysmal Brute," "Boyhood Days," and many other films. (Please note that there is printing on the reverse.)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of rare halftone prints from The Blue Book of the Screen which was put together in 1923 to showcase the stars of the silent film era. This collection was originally printed on extremely low quality paper in low quantities and is very rare to find.


This 88+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black & White / Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 10.5 inches; 19 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)