Two original portrait photographs of Sam Jaffe, circa 1960s

N.p. N.p., Circa 1960s. Two vintage portrait photographs of actor Sam Jaffe, circa 1960s. One with the stamp of photography studio Hastings-Willinger and Associates on the verso, along with a printed label noting the name of agent Paul Kohner.

Jaffe, who was born in the Lower East Side in New York, became a well-known character actor on the strength of his performance in Josef von Sternberg's "The Scarlet Empress" (1934). He would go on to work with a number of prominent Hollywood directors, most notably in "Gunga Din" (1939), "The Asphalt Jungle" (1950, for which he would be nominated for an Academy Award), and "Ben-Hur" (1959).

8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, lightly creased.


[Book #152404]