LEROY MASON

Vintage 8×10 glossy black and white head and shoulders publicity portrait for Air Devils (1938), signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen, “To/my little friend/Deletta/Best of everything/Always/LeRoy Mason.”  Fine condition, with the ink a shade light; and an original studio snipe affixed to the reverse side.  Following a brief career as a leading man in the late 1920s, LeRoy Mason became a supporting player from the 1930s until his on-set death from a heart attack in 1947.  He appeared in 173 films, frequently cast as a heavy in “B” Westerns opposite Tom Mix, Gene Autry, and Hoot Gibson.

$165