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Vintage original 3.5 x 5.25 in. German postcard depicting the German silent and sound eras actor and director, CHARLES WILLY KAYSER.


Thejhandsome some blonde actor is depicted in an exterior full-length publicity shot wearing a regional costume while posing near a group of trees. It was inscribed in purple ink by Charles Willy Kayser in, we believe, 1926, the year in which he appeared in five silent films. Printed by the renowned Ross-Verlag company of Berlin, it is unused and in fine+ condition with one pinhole in the top center of the upper background area with light signs of wear around it and one in the center of the bottom border (that does not affect his signature). 


*"Charles Willy Kayser was born on January 28, 1881 in Metz, Lorraine, Germany [now Moselle, France]. He was an actor and director, known for Waterloo (1929), Tschetschensen-Rache (1921) and Im Trommelfeuer der Westfront (1936). Busy German stage and screen actor and occasional director, primarily active during the 1920's and 30's. Allegedly arrested for espionage by the Russians close to the outbreak of World War I. Transported to Siberia, he managed to escape and made his way back to Germany. He died on July 10, 1942."

*(source: IMDB)




CHARLES WILLY KAYSER (1926) Inscribed Silent Film Postcard 01

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