The earliest example we have ever encountered! A 3x5-inch black and white postcard portrait, boldly signed with his name alone in blue fountain pen around 1948, the year of his very first film, Corridor of Mirrors. In fine condition for its age. Distinguished character actor and venerable horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery icon Christopher Lee is renowned for his starring roles in Curse of Frankenstein (1955), Horror of Dracula (1958), Corridors of Blood (1958), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959), The Mummy (1959), The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960), The Hands of Orlac (1960), Scream of Fear (1961), Horror Castle (1963), Crypt of the Vampire (1964), Castle of the Living Dead (1964), The Gorgon (1964), Dr. Terror's House of Terrors (1965), Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966), The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966), The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967), The Devil Rides Out (1968), Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968), Count Dracula (1970), Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970), I, Monster (1971), Dracula, A.D. 1972 (1972), The Creeping Flesh (1973), Dracula and Son (1976), Howling II (1985), Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Star Wars: Episode II-- Attack of the Clones (2002), Star Wars: Episode III-- Revenge of the Sith (2005), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008), Alice in Wonderland (2010), Dark Shadows (2012), and the Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001, 2002, 2003). He was also memorable as Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond favorite The Man with the Golden Gun (1974).