When you get to meet someone legendary, you really can't help but get overwhelmed by their presence! That's how I felt when I met who is perhaps the most epic movie legend still living to this day: Clint Eastwood. And this is the story of how I got his autograph.
Even though by some divine miracle, Clint Eastwood remains one of the busiest guys in Hollywood (despite his age!), he's still got time to go to fan-meets, anniversary events, and the like. I was lucky enough to have gotten a ticket to such an event. It was for the 45th-anniversary tribute event for his 1971 hit film, "Dirty Harry." It's the movie where he uttered his iconic line, "Do you feel lucky, punk? Do you?" In my opinion, it was solidified him as the Hollywood badass that he's always been all these years!
The night was amazing! All sorts of stars appeared, we watched a special screening of that masterpiece and Clint Eastwood spilled the tea about that movie and about his career up to that time. Then came the meet-and-greet! I was surprised a legend of his caliber agreed to do it. I've always pegged him as someone who's aloof and didn't want to get too close to his fans. But, as many of his co-stars confessed, the guy's actually a softie too! Or, at least, some part of him was anyway!
I saw it for myself that night too! He was accommodating to every fan who approached him. He signed everything he was given, he allowed to take selfies, and though his smile was never the brightest you could just feel the joy that came out of him that night. Then came my turn! Even though I felt all that, seeing up close, with his signature squinted eyes and rough voice, I could help but get intimidated by the guy. It was as if I was prepared to take a beating from a strict dad who was disappointed in me! And boy, did that trigger some childhood PTSD!
Anyways, even though I felt like that, the moment he spoke, despite his raspy and rough voice, I could sense that he didn't want me to be scared. He even asked about my stack of movie posters which I wanted him to sign. Without even saying the words myself, he immediately told me to give them to him and he signed each one! I was floored! I couldn't be any happier than at that moment, seeing one of Hollywood's legends give his autographs on all of my copies of the "Dirty Harry" movie poster. It was insane!
And so, that was how I met the legendary Clint Eastwood and got his autograph. It was a night I'll never forget! I've met many celebrities, having lived in LA for quite some time now, but that moment is and will always be the most unforgettable!
Please note: Our inventory is limited as we may have only received a few posters in total. Most of our items are obtained from film premieres, studios, and from autographed hounds such as the one in the story above.