Study: A Warner Oland Album

A collection of artifacts relating to Warner Oland

Bobby Jones consoles W.C. Fields on his poor golf swing, as Warner Oland looks on.
From: How I Play Golf, By Bobby Jones

Page turner with dragon design handle
Given to Warner Oland by Earl Derr Biggers
Ivory and brass?
c. 1931
(8 1/4 x 1 x 3/8 inches)

Warner Oland as Charlie Chan
Spanish collector’s card
Produced by Editorial Bruguera, Barcelona, Spain
c. mid-1930s ?
(2 x 3 inches)

To Dear Lo – “Thank you so much” Warner Oland
Autograph book page inscribed and signed in pencil by Warner Oland
c. 1935 
(5 7/8 x 4 3/8 inches)

Western Union telegram
A telegram message sent by Warner Oland
to The Greater Harmony Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
Dated: October 3, 1935
(6 1/2 x 8 inches)

A newsreel clip showing Warner Oland in Shanghai with his
wife Edith during his trip to China in the spring of 1936.
Late March 1936

Sincerely – Warner Oland
Photograph inscribed and signed by Warner Oland
Dated on reverse: July 26, 1936
(9 7/8 x 5 1/8 inches)

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Employee’s Closing Card for Warner Oland
(probably relating to Charlie Chan at the Olympics)
Dated: March 6, 1937
(4 x 6 inches)

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Inter-Office Correspondence regarding Warner Oland’s contract
(probably relating to Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo)
Dated: July 26, 1937
(5 3/8 x 8 3/8 inches)

Lithograph of a drawing by Henry Major of Warner
Oland, with a caption by humorist “Bugs” Baer
Number 2 of an edition of 800
Dated: 1938
(8 1/2 x 11 inches)

“Charlie Chan” Goes West (front and reverse)
International News Photo announcing the passing of Warner Oland.
Dated: August 6, 1938
(5 x 7 inches)

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