John Griffith Wray (c.1896-1929), silent film director and writer. Born in Minneapolis, some of his films include: Hail the Woman (1921), What a Wife Learned (1923), Anna Christie (1923), Soul of the Beast, A Most Immoral Lady (1929).
This is an exceptionally rare hand tipped-in, photolithographic print of John Griffith Wray from an exclusive Fox Films / Fox Studios collection dating to the Silent Film era. This photolithograph is exceptional in its quality, contrast, and production and is set against a custom illustrated background created directly from the artist's canvas. There were so few of these produced that this would make the ultimate gift for the Fox Studio or John Griffith Wray collector.
Period Paper has obtained several exclusive collections of rare silent film memorabilia over the last year but few have compared to this collection. If you are a Fox Film Corporation, Fox Studios, or Fox News Collector, please see the other extraordinary pieces on actors/actresses and promotional film flyers offered from this collection.
This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging in margins. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
This piece was illustrated by Usabal. Artist signature in print - top right of image.