SHE SAID HER FATHER HAD WORKED ON SETS FOR MGM DURING THE 30'S AND WHEN A SET CHANGED OUT HE WOULD SAVE THESE TAGS FOR HIS DAUGHTER. SHE HAD KEPT THEM IN THE SAME BUCKET SINCE SHE WAS A LITTLE GIRL. I LISTED A FEW OF THESE SEVERAL YEARS AGO AND AN ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN ABOUT ONE AND A MUSEUM OWNER BOUGHT ONE. THIS IS ALL I KNOW OTHER THAN THEY ARE REALLY WONDERFUL THINGS FOR A MOVIE COLLECTOR!
TAG IS AROUND 3"X1" IN SIZE. PLEASE SEE MY OTHER TAGS FOR SALE. Joan Crawford born Lucille Fay LeSueur ; March 23, c.
May 10, 1977 was an American film and television actress who started as a dancer and stage showgirl. In 1999, the American Film Institute. Ranked Crawford tenth on their list of the greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema. Beginning her career as a dancer in travelling theatrical companies, before debuting as a chorus girl on Broadway. Crawford signed a motion picture contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.In the 1930s, Crawford's fame rivaled, and later outlasted, MGM colleagues Norma Shearer. Crawford often played hard-working young women who find romance and success. These stories were well received by Depression. Era audiences and were popular with women. Crawford became one of Hollywood.
But her career gradually improved in the early 1940s, and she made a major comeback in 1945 by starring in Mildred Pierce. For which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She would go on to receive Best Actress nominations for Possessed. In 1955, she became involved with the Pepsi-Cola Company. Through her marriage to company Chairman Alfred Steele.
After his death in 1959, Crawford was elected to fill his vacancy on the board of directors but was forcibly retired in 1973. She continued acting in film and television regularly through the 1960s, when her performances became fewer; after the release of the British horror film Trog. In 1970, Crawford retired from the screen. Following a public appearance in 1974, after which unflattering photographs were published, Crawford withdrew from public life and became increasingly reclusive until her death in 1977. Her first three marriages ended in divorce; the last ended with the death of husband Alfred Steele.
She adopted five children, one of whom was reclaimed by his birth mother. Crawford's relationships with her two older children, Christina. Crawford disinherited the two, and, after Crawford's death, Christina wrote a "tell-all" memoir titled, Mommie Dearest. The item "AUTHENTIC 1930S MGM DOOR TAG JOAN CRAWFORD" is in sale since Thursday, November 24, 2016.
This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Posters\Originals-United States\Pre-1940". The seller is "csshedd" and is located in Prescott, Arizona. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, to all countries in Europe, to all countries in continental Asia, to Australia, ZA, to New Zealand.