Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #005880122: IAN WOLFE

Nifty 8x10-inch publicity image as mortician Mr. D'Amato in 1988's morbid comedy Checking Out, signed in blue ballpoint pen, adding his character name, in the late 1980s. In good condition, with the writing just a bit light. Familiar-faced character actor Ian Wolfe played attorneys, judges, butlers, ministers, professors, and doctors in nearly 300 classic films, most notably The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), Blondie (1938), Alfred Hitchcock's Foreign Correspondent (1940) and Saboteur (1942), Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948), Julius Caesar (1953), Houdini (1953), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), Witness For The Prosecution (1957), and Pollyanna (1960). He made several other number of memorable contributions to the horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery genres, including The Raven (1935) with Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff; Mad Love (1935); The Return of Doctor X (1939); The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944); the Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes film The Scarlet Claw (1944); Zombies on Broadway (1945); Strange Confession (1945); Bedlam (1946), also with Karloff; The Lost World (1960); Diary of a Madman (1963); THX 1138 (1971); The Devil's Daughter (1973); Homebodies (1974); The Terminal Man (1974); The Creator (1985); and the episode of T.V.'s "The Twilight Zone" entitled "Uncle Simon". He was also a regular on "Star Trek."