A signed photograph of Joan Crawford and William Haines in West Point
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1928. Depicting Haines and Crawford embracing, with Haines in a Navy dress uniform and Crawford in a classic 1920s dress, scarf, and matching cloche. Inscribed, "To Eleanor / Hey! Hey! / Billy Haines," and "To my dear Eleanor / a dear dear / person / love / Joan." Signed to MGM in 1922, Haines career ground to a halt in the 1930s after he refused to deny his homosexuality. He later reinvented himself as an interior designer, with clients including his former costars Crawford and Marion Davies.
11 x 13 7/8 in.