Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #0005021111: LIONEL BELMORE

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Extremely rare vintage blue fountain pen signature on a lightly-trimmed 4x5-inch light blue album page, given beneath the autograph of Marjorie Daw, with whom he appeared in 1927's Topsy and Eva. Decorated with a small magazine image of Daw. In good condition. Veteran English stage and screen character actor Lionel Belmore is remembered by horror, sci-fi and fantasy buffs for his portrayal of the blustery Burgomaster in James Whale's masterpiece Frankenstein (1931), and was elsewhere opposite Lon Chaney Sr. in The Blackbird (1927), and in Lionel Barrymore’s The Unholy Night (1929), The Vampire Bat (1933), Son of Frankenstein (1939), Tower of London (1939), and The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942).