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    Cast of The Wolf Man Autographs. For the many horror fans who can rattle off Curt Siodmak's "Even a man who is pure of heart..." poem by heart, here's a Trick-or-Treat bag of album page autographs of some of the major movers and shakers (and one howler) from the 1941 Universal classic The Wolf Man. First is the Wolf Man himself, Lon Chaney, Jr.(including the "Jr".which he rarely provided in autographs). Then there's Claude Rains, character actor supreme (and portrayer of Universal's 1933 The Invisible Man and 1943 Phantom of the Opera) , who played The Wolf Man's Sir John Talbot, tragically fated to kill his werewolf son in the foggy forest climax. The lot boasts Maria Ouspenskaya, the mystical Maleva, who offers the moving "The way you walked as thorny..." prayer over two dead werewolves in this film, and finally there's Warren William, urbane Barrymore-look-alike who played The Wolf Man's Dr.Lloyd, who joins in the werewolf hunt. The William autograph has a headline regarding the actor's 1948 death pasted below his name, and offers a bonus: on the reverse is the green ink signature of actor Ian Keith, Bela Lugosi's primary competitor for the role of Dracula in the 1931 film (and who played a vampire in 1946's Valley of the Zombies.) This is one-stop shopping for several very desirable autographs, all from actors who joined together for one of the greatest melodramas of Hollywood history. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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