Terrific vintage 6x8-inch black and white publicity portrait as the titular mad scientist in Hammer's The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), boldly signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen in the 1980s. In good condition. Among his many classic film roles, British character actor Peter Cushing is especially revered by horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery buffs for his starring roles in The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), Dracula (1958), The Mummy (1959), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959), Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965), several Dr. Who films (1965, 1966), Frankenstein Created Woman (1967), and I, Monster (1971). In 1977, he portrayed the deliciously wicked Grand Moff Tarkin in the beloved science-fiction epic Star Wars (1977). He was also one of the many actors to portray the great detective Sherlock Holmes.