A silent era child actor's autograph book
Pencil and ink on album leafs, with a few clipped signatures laid in. Signatures include Sam de Grasse, Cecil B. DeMille, Charlie Farrell, Jeanie MacPherson, Eddie Cantor, Donald Keith, Lillian Gish, Charlie Chaplin, Chester Conklin, George Sidney, Kathryn Perry, Jason Robards Sr, Buck Jones, William Haines, Lon Chaney, Clarence Brown, Bryan Foy, and Will Rogers. Belonging to Austen Jewell, a child actor who starred in Von Stroheim's Greed (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1924), DeMille's King of Kings (Pathé Exchange, 1927), and City Lights (United Artists, 1931), among other films. Accompanied by two reproduction photographs of Jewell in King of Kings.
6 1/2 x 4 in.