Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #000360: LEON AMES

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Nifty 8x10-inch black and white chest-up portrait, boldly signed and inscribed in black fine-tip pen in the 1980s.  In very good condition.  In a career that spanned 55 years, leading man Leon Ames was typically cast as benevolent fatherly types.  Billed as Leon Waycoff, he starred as Pierre Dupin in the Bela Lugosi horror favorite Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) and went on to memorable work in The Count of Monte Cristo (1934), Charlie Chan on Broadway (1947), Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938), Suez (1938), Mr. Moto in Danger Island (1939), Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944), Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Anchors Aweigh (1945), Song of the Thin Man (1947), Little Women (1949), On Moonlight Bay (1951), and Angel Face (1952).