Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #002991111: BASIL RATHBONE

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Charming vintage 7.5 x 9.25-inch matte-finish silver-tone publicity portrait, boldly signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen in the 1940s. Slightly trimmed borders; otherwise, very fine condition. Dashing South African leading man Basil Rathbone, best known for his longtime portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, made several noteworthy contributions to the horror genre. He was unforgettable as Baron Wolf de Frankenstein in Son of Frankenstein (1939), the Duke of Gloucester in Tower of London (1939), Montague Hartely in The Black Cat (1941), Sir Joel Cadman in The Black Sleep (1956), Carmichael in Tales of Terror (1962), John F. Black in The Comedy of Terrors (1963), Dr. Farraday in Queen of Blood (1966), Reginald Ripper in The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966), Gregor in Hillbillys in a Haunted House (1967), and Perez in Autopsia de una Fantasma (1968).