The son of the beloved humorist played his old man in "The Story of Will Rogers" (1950) and appeared in a number of other films; briefly a California representative (1943-44); committed suicide. Item #17508
PS, 4 3/4" X 7", n.p., n.d. Near fine. Vintage sepia-tone matte finish portrait showing a seated Rogers in cowboy garb, smiling in typical Will Rogers (Sr.) fashion -- probably a publicity pose for "The Story of Will Rogers." Boldly signed at upper right in blue ballpoint "Best Wishes / Will Rogers Jr." in his usual cramped script. Accompanied by a 5½" X 3¼" heavy stock printed promotional postcard for an Illinois showing of "The Story of Will Rogers."