Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00199451: IRVING PICHEL

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Highly scarce vintage fountain pen signature on a 4x6-inch pale blue autograph album page, acquired in-person in the 1930s, easily separated from a signature of actress Marcy Walker along the right side of the page. In good condition and suitable for matting. Decidedly unsettling character actor Irving Pichel is remembered by horror, sci-fi and fantasy buffs for his over-the-top portrayals of the murderous simpleton Philip Endicott in Murder by the Clock (1931), the servant Sandor in Dracula’s Daughter (1936) and Dr. Stander in Torture Ship (1939). He was also the director of genre classics The Most Dangerous Game (1932), She (1935), Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948), and Destination Moon (1950). He died of a heart attack at the age of 63 and his autograph is extremely elusive in any format.