Sir Alec Guinness Autograph. CoA – col8879: “b/w – photo showing Sir Alec Guinness, in a great pose. Clear, distinctive autograph.
The item comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Size: 3.5 x 5.5 inches
A member of a generation of British actors that included Sir Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson, Sir Alec Guinness possessed an astonishing versatility that was amply displayed over the course of his 66-year career.
Dubbed „the outstanding poet of anonymity“ by fellow actor Peter Ustinov, Guinness was a consummate performer, effortlessly portraying characters that ranged from eight members of the same family to an aging Jedi master.
In 1939, Guinness’ stage version of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Seven years later, Lean would cast Guinness in the novel’s screen adaptation; the 1946 film was the actor’s second screen engagement, the first being the 1934 Evensong. Guinness won bona fide international recognition for his work in Robert Hamer’s Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)…………….@ curioshop – rubylane