Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00038212: HENRY ARMETTA

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Scarce vintage 8x10-inch portrait on lightweight matte paper, boldly signed and inscribed in black fountain pen in the 1930s or 1940s. In fine condition. Ever-energized character actor Henry Armetta played working-class immigrants in scores of Hollywood classics, typically cast as hotheaded Italians or other Latin types. He is remembered by horror buffs for his portrayals of the Sergeant in the Boris Karloff / Bela Lugosi collaboration The Black Cat (1934) and Signatelli in the Olsen and Johnson horror-themed comedy Ghost Catchers (1944).