1927 Rotogravure Janet Gaynor Silent Film Movie Star Best Actress Academy YPP3


This is an original 1927 duotone rotogravure of silent film star, Janet Gaynor (1906-1894). Born Laura Gainor in Philadelphia, she worked first in films as an uncredited bit player. Her first credited role was in "The Johnstown Flood" (1926). Her work in "Seventh Heaven" (1927), "Sunrise" (1927), and "Street Angel" (1928) gave her the very first Academy Award for Best Actress.


This 85+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some very light wrinkling in the bottom left corner. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Duotone
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.75 x 8.75 inches; 17 x 22 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)

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