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Lionel Barrymore

LIONEL BARRYMORE d1954. American actor of stage, screen and radio as well as a film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in A Free Soul (1931), but remains best known to modern audiences for the role of the villainous Mr Potter character in Frank Capra's 1946 film "It's a Wonderful Life". He is also particularly remembered as Ebenezer Scrooge in annual broadcasts of A Christmas Carol during his last two decades. He is also known for playing Dr. Leonard Gillespie in MGM's nine Dr Kildare films, a role he reprised in a further six films focussing solely on Gillespie and in a radio series entitled The Story of Dr Kildare. He died of a heart attck aged 76 in California on November 15th 1954.


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An original vintage 1938 autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by Lionel Barrymore.


From the autograph book of J Hudson who was an Assistant Purser on the SS Queen Mary. Many of the autographs are dated 1938 and some have added notation Re Queen Mary (See Code 9442 Mary Pickford). AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.


15x13cm Sized Autograph Book Page


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