Condition: Very Fine, creasing at right of Billy Dove face, tape stains on the back, age discoloration, autograph pre-printed photo
Size: 5" x 6 7/8"
Silver Gelatin Photo is Original Vintage and fragile
Lillian Bohny (born Bertha Bohny; May 14, 1903 – December 31, 1997), professionally known as Billie Dove, was an American actress. She became one of the more popular actresses of the 1920s, appearing in Douglas Fairbanks' smash hit Technicolor film The Black Pirate (1926), as Rodeo West in The Painted Angel (1929), and The American Beauty (1927). Dove had a legion of male fans, one of her more persistent was Howard Hughes. She had a three-year romance with Hughes and was engaged to marry him, but she ended the relationship. Hughes cast her as a comedian in his film Cock of the Air (1932). She also appeared in his movie The Age for Love (1931). [courtesy of wikipedia]