Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00149222: CEDRIC HARDWICKE

Vintage inscribed blue fountain pen signature on a 4x6-inch mustard yellow autograph album page, acquired in-person by inveterate collector Joe Forrest in 1949 and decorated with a small Players Directory image. In good condition, with a few stray flecks of ink. Great English stage and screen character actor Cedric Hardwicke is revered by horror and sci-fi fans for his portrayals of Broughton in The Ghoul (1933), Theotocopulos in Things to Come (1936), Frollo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939), Richard Cobb in The Invisible Man Returns (1940), Ludwig Frankenstein in The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942), and Conrad Stauffer in Invisible Agent (1942). He also provided the distinctive narration for The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) and The War of the Worlds (1953).