Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #0005021111: LIONEL BELMORE

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Extremely rare vintage 8x10-inch sepia-tone book-weight portrait, boldly signed and inscribed for an inveterate in-person collector in March of 1923. 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).