RITA JOHNSON VINTAGE SIGNED PORTRAIT PHOTO - $35.00
Rita Johnson (1913-1965). American Actress. Johnson began acting on Broadway in 1935 and started her film career two years later. The versatile leading lady was memorable in Edison, the Man (1940), she played a murderer in Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) and a doomed wife in the RKO film noir TheyWon’t Believe Me 1947). On September 6, 1948 her career came to a screeching halt when a hair dryer fell on her head, resulting in irreparable brain damage. A number of extensive surgeries were performed, but, thereafter, her screen time was quite limited. She died of a cerebral hemorrhage in 1965, aged only 52 years.
Rita has boldly signed a glamorous 9 3/8″ x 7 3/8″publicity portrait in WHITE ink on the black portion of the photo providing excellent contrast: In Appreciation From Rita Johnson. A subtly dramatic Image of the beautiful , versatile, star!