ROBERT BARRAT. Vintage 8×10 matte finish silver tone chest-up portrait, circa 1934, boldly signed and inscribed in black fountain pen ink, “To/Helen Jacobs/with my good wishes/Robert Barrat.” Fine condition, with mounting remnants on the reverse side. During a career that spanned over five decades, character actor Robert Barrat appeared in nearly 150 films, typically portraying strong-willed authority figures or thuggish heavies. In the early days of his Hollywood career, he appeared in an average of 19 films per year.