Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #006951: GEORGE ZUCCO

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Extremely rare vintage heavy pencil signature on a 4x6-inch pale grey autograph album page, acquired in-person in the 1930s. In good condition and ideal for matting with a favorite photograph. After appearing as the Procurator in The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, both in 1939, veteran character actor George Zucco was repeatedly called upon to play some of the silver screen’s most memorable heavies, mad scientists and exotic oddballs. He is renowned by horror,  sc-fi, fantasy, and mystery buffs for his work in The Cat and the Canary (1939), The Mummy’s Hand (1940), Dark Streets of Cairo (1940), The Monster and the Girl (1941), Topper Returns (1941), The Mad Monster (1942), Dr. Renault’s Secret (1942), The Mummy’s Tomb (1942), Dead Men Walk (1943), Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943), The Black Raven(1943), The Mad Ghoul (1943), Voodoo Man (1944), Shadows in the Night (1944), The Mummy’s Ghost (1944), Return of the Ape Man (1944), House of Frankenstein (1944), Fog Island (1945), Midnight Manhunt (1945), The Flying Serpent(1946), and Scared to Death (1947).