Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00041111: ROSCOE ATES

Uncommon vintage inscribed brown fountain pen signature on a 4x6-inch tan autograph album page, acquired in-person in 1941. In fine condition for its age. Stuttering silent and early talkie character actor Roscoe Ates is remembered as the henpecked husband of one of the conjoined Hilton Sisters in Tod Browning’s horror masterpiece Freaks (1932). The following year, he played a press photographer in the closing sequence of King Kong (1933). His countless other credits in other film genres included The Champ (1931), Alice in Wonderland (1933), Gone with the Wind (1939), Sullivan's Travels (1941), The Palm Beach Story (1942), and Inner Sanctum (1948).