Gone With the Wind ~ RARE BUTTERFLY McQUEEN AUTOGRAPH

I AM OFFERING FROM MY PERSONAL COLLECTION OF GONE WITH THE WIND, THIS BEAUTIFULLY FRAMED, MATTED AND AUTHENTICALLY SIGNED BY "PRISSY" BUTTERFLY McQUEEN PROGRAM PAGE. Pictured in her role as Prissy with Vivien Leigh, who starred as Scarlett O'Hara, in the 1939 blockbuster, Gone With the Wind . A gorgeous layout with the famous line from Prissy in the Movie: "I don't know nothin' about birthin babies" - Butterfly McQueen - "Prissy" in the lower left corner. This RARE GWTW piece measures 22" X 18" and in excellent condition, complete with the Heritage House Certificate of Authenticity. This is a very rare opportunity to add this highly collectable Gone With the Wind piece to your collection at a fraction of the original purchase price.

Thelma McQueen (1911-1995) was only 13 when she joined a theater group in Harlem. She was nicknamed "Butterfly" after dancing in the butterfly ballet in a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream . McQueen debuted on Broadway in Brown Sugar (1937), and two years later, she played her first and most memorable movie role, that of Prissy, the young slave, in Gone With the Wind . After being typecast as a sobbing maid in several films of the 1940s, McQueen grew tired of the image and retired from films in 1947. She continued intermittent theatrical engagements and returned to the screen in the early
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