Lot 915: Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of a Watson-esque Bruce smoking a pipe, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To 'Marg' with affectionate good wishes, Nigel Bruce, 1945." In fine condition, with a few nicks and dings to borders and a tiny tear to the right edge. Bruce was best known for his portrayal of Dr. Watson in the series of fourteen Sherlock Holmes films produced between 1939 and 1946, with his close friend Basil Rathbone playing the titular character; during this same period they starred in the radio series The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, appearing together in 220 episodes.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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