Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #0003641: RUDOLPH ANDERS

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Scarce vintage fountain pen signature in the clear area of a 5 x 8.5-inch biography from a play program, acquired in-person in the 1940s.  In very good condition and suitable for matting.  After fleeing Hitler's Germany in the 1930s, small, wide-eyed, soft-spoken Rudolph Anders played Nazis and other villains in films like Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939), The Mortal Storm (1940),  Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator (1940), To Be or Not to Be (1942), Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942), Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942), They Got Me Covered (1943), Watch on the Rhine (1943), The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler (1943), and The Hitler Gang (1944), sometimes credited as Robert O. Davis.  After the War ended, he found new work in the horror, sci-fi and fantasy genres, memorable in Phantom from Space (1953), The Snow Creature (1954), She Demons (1958), and Frankenstein-- 1970 (1958).