Two original portrait photographs of Sam Jaffe, circa 1980s

N.p. N.p., Circa 1980s. Vintage matte-finish borderless portrait photograph of actor Sam Jaffe, circa 1980s.

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. Near Fine.


[Book #152407]