Vintage black-and-white photograph, 7.5 x 9.5 inches, no place, May 1936. The image shows Hersholt in costume as Dr. Allan Dafoe in "The Country Doctor" with the Dionne quintuplets sitting in high chairs. Inscribed near the bottom: "To Howard E. Pottes and family, from The Country Doctor, alias Jean Hersholt. May 36." Staple holes, small chip in the left margin, and light creasing. Together with an autographed letter signed, apparently a transmittal letter that accompanied the photo. 1 page on personal stationery, 8.75 x 7.5 inches, no place, May 8, 1932. Right edge slightly uneven; one horizontal fold. Both items are in very good(-) condition.
Danish-born American actor, winner of a special Academy Award in 1949; Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award instituted in his honor.