Monster Movie Film Star Autograph Collection
I got them from various autograph dealers in the early '80s.
How much did you pay for them?
Maybe $2, $2.25.
We have here Lon Chaney, the Man of a Thousand Faces. Lon Chaney is an extremely rare autograph. Unfortunately, the photo is not autographed, it's just the piece of paper. So just this at auction, you're looking at $500 to $700. If the image were signed, you're probably looking at $1,000 to $1,500. Bela Lugosi, also very rare to find his signature, that's about $1,500 at auction.
Yeah. Elsa Lanchester, Bride of Frankenstein, this is a later image. So here you're looking at about $300 to $500.
And here we have a later 8x10. It's signed by numerous people who where in the movie "House of Dracula." And here you're looking at about $200 to $400.
So, yes. Well, I would say you made a monstrously good deal.
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