Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00038212: HENRY ARMETTA

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Scarce vintage inscribed black fountain pen signature on a 4x6-inch pale yellow autograph album page, acquired in-person at New York City's Loew's State Theater in September of 1939. In good 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).