Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00144232: MARY GORDON

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Extremely rare vintage inscribed purple fountain pen signature with a warm sentiment on a 4x6-inch pink autograph album page, acquired in-person in the 1940s and decorated with a small magazine image. In good condition. Grey-haired, Scottish-born character actress Mary Gordon played kindhearted mothers and housekeepers in nearly 300 films and television programs from the silent era through the 1950s. She is best known for her recurring role as Mrs. Hudson in the Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes series of the 1930s and 1940s, and was memorable in a long string of horror, sci-fi and fantasy favorites, including Charlie Chan in the Black Camel (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1931), Men Must Fight (1933), The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Invisible Man Returns (1940), The Invisible Woman (1940), The Strange Case of Doctor Rx (1942), The Mummy's Tomb (1942), The Body Snatcher (1942), Strange Confession (1945), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947), and Mighty Joe Young (1949).