Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #0017711: LEONARD MUDIE

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From a massive horde of signatures, all acquired in-person over three decades by an indefatigable autograph hound, comes this extremely rare vintage inscribed blue fountain pen signature on a 4x6-inch off-white card, decorated with a small magazine image, acquired in the 1960s. In very fine condition. A veritable scene-stealer in Voltaire (1932), The House of Rothschild (1934), Villa Villa! (1934), Cleopatra (1934), Cardinal Richelieu (1935), Becky Sharp (1935), Top Hat (1935), Magnificent Obsession (1935), Anthony Adverse (1936), Madame X (1937), Devil's Island (1939), Dark Victory (1939), Foreign Correspondent (1940), Random Harvest (1942), The Corn Is Green (1945), and Limelight (1952), veteran stage and screen character actor Leonard Mudie is probably best remembered for his portrayal of Professor Pearson in the Universal Horror classic The Mummy (1932). His autograph is one of the most elusive of the film's cast members'. He made several other contributions to the horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery genres, with roles in A Message from Mars (1921), The Mystery of Mr. X (1934), Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938), You'll Find Out (1940), The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951), When Worlds Collide (1951), and The Magnetic Monster (1953).