Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #001599122: ELSA LANCHESTER

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Rare and splendid 10x8-inch double-weight 1970s Film Classics restrike portrait of a still from James Whale's 1935's horror classic, Bride of Frankenstein, boldly signed and inscribed in black felt-tip marker ten days before Halloween of 1979. In good condition, with hints of toning in spots-- inherent in the original print-- and two very minor corner bumps. Delightfully eccentric character actress Elsa Lanchester portrayed both Mary Shelley and the titular newlywed in Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and went on to appear in a handful of other horror, sci-fi and fantasy films, including The Ghost Goes West (1935), The Spiral Staircase (1945), The Bishop's Wife (1947), Alice in Wonderland (1955), Bell Book and Candle (1955), Mary Poppins (1964), Pajama Party (1964), Blackbeard's Ghost (1978), Willard (1971), Terror in the Wax Museum (1973), and Arnold (1973).