Inscribed Photograph with the Dionne quintuplets
Date Published: 1939
Description: Vintage 9.5 x 12.5-inch black-and-white photograph of Hersholt in a three-piece suit, posing in a hammock with the Dionne quintuplets, one of whom is playing with a telephone receiver, no place, January 1939. Inscribed at the lower left: "To the Patter Family, from their friend, 'Doc' Jean Hersholt." Near fine.
Comments: Danish-born American actor; played the title role in "The Country Doctor" (1936) about the Dionne quintuplets; winner of a special Academy Award in 1949; Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Academy Award instituted in his honor.Signed: Y
Book ID: 122783