Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00041111: ROSCO ATES

Highly uncommon vintage 5.3 x 6.85-inch black and white portrait from the era of Freaks (1932), signed and inscribed in purple fountain pen. In very fine condition. Stuttering silent and early talkie character actor Rosco 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).