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Description: Norwegian figure skater and film star Sonja Henie (1912-1969) neatly inscribed and signed this photograph “To Gayle Best wishes Sonja Henie”. The photo shows Henie in her figure skates wearing a Little Bo Peep-esque costume from the film My Luck Star (1938) complete with ruffled skirt and bonnet. A 20th Century Fox logo appears at the bottom right corner.

Henie won gold at the Olympics in women’s singles in 1928, 1932, and 1936. She also won gold ten years in a row at the World Championships (1927-1936). After retiring from professional skating in 1936, Henie went on to appear in numerous films for Twentieth Century Fox, including One in a Million (1936), and Second Fiddle (1939).

7″ x 5″. Item #A01820

Condition: Minor soil on blank margins of photo, otherwise very good condition with a strong signature.