Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00116592: HARRY DAVENPORT

Highly rare vintage 5x7-inch sepia-tone portrait, signed and inscribed in black fountain pen in the 1940s. In good condition, with some gentle edgewear. Stage star Harry Davenport entered films as a character actor at age 70, racking up nearly 200 credits as twinkle-eyed, avuncular, white-haired authority figures in classic comedies and dramas. He was memorable in The Life of Emile Zola (1937), You Can't Take It with You (1938), horror's The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939), Gone with the Wind (1939), All This, and Heaven Too (1940), Foreign Correspondent (1940), One Foot in Heaven (1941), Meet John Doe (1941), Kings Row (1942), The Ox-Bow Incident (1943), and Meet Me in St. Louis (1944).