Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #000502111: LIONEL BELMORE

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Extremely rare vintage fountain pen signature, with warm sentiments given to Hollywood hairstylist Lily Dirigo, on a 4x5-inch pale blue autograph album page, acquired in-person in 1922.  In very good condition and superb for display. 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).