BELA LUGOSI

Vintage 8×10 matte finish sepia tone chest-up publicity portrait by Apeda,boldly signed and inscribed in black fountain pen, “To Carmine/Sincerely/Bela Lugosi.”  Fine condition, with an area of waviness along the top edge; slight mounting remnants on the reverse side; and some faint silvering in his jacket at the bottom left.  The image captures Lugosi circa 1928, around the time of his appearance on Broadway as Dracula.

$1,200