Original photograph of James Dunn, circa 1930s

James Dunn (subject)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1930s. Vintage portrait photograph of actor James Dunn, circa the 1930s. With label attached to the recto of the photograph identifying the actor.

Dunn began his career as a stage actor, landing a lead on Broadway in 1929's "Sweet Adeline." His Broadway performance lead to him getting signed as a player for Twentieth Century Fox in 1931. He did a number of his best-known films with Fox, including "Bright Eyes" (1934) alongside Shirley Temple and "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" (1945) for which he won the Academy Ward for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Dunn broke his contract with Twentieth Century Fox two years too early in 1935, signing instead with Republic Pictures in 1936.

8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, with creasing along the top edge.

[Book #160209]