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    A Lon Chaney Signed Sepia Photograph, Circa 1925. An original print with a matte finish, depicting a handsome headshot of the actor looking to the right, inscribed in black fountain pen ink on the lower right side "To L.E. Roberts, / Man to man / and friends / Lon Chaney;" 'L.E. Roberts' being a camera man (who was credited as 'Lou' Roberts) who started working in Hollywood during the Silent Era and continued on with the "talkies." (Please note there is substantial staining on the right side of image somewhat affecting Chaney's face plus a small bit of paper loss to the left of his shoulder.)
    10" x 8"

    PROVENANCE:
    This piece was consigned directly to Heritage Auctions by the grand-nephew of Lou Roberts, Harry Hooten. [See Lot 46004; Hooten's grandfather (and brother to Lou Roberts) was longtime soundman at 20th Century Fox, Harry Roberts.]


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2013
    10th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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