Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00154411: OLIN HOWLIN

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Rare vintage inscribed black fountain pen signature on a 4x6-inch light orange autograph album page, acquired in person in 1941, the year he appeared in Belle Star, which he references in his dedication. In good condition, with a signature of Leo B. Gorcey on the verso. Olin Howlin, later known as Olin Howland, was one of Hollywood's busiest character actors, appearing in hundreds of classic westerns, dramas, mysteries, and sci-fi flicks from the silent era through the Golden Age. Highlights of his career include roles in Satan Met a Lady (1936), The Case of the Velvet Claws (1936), A Star Is Born (1937), Stella Dallas (1937), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), Mr. Moto's Gamble (1938), The Return of Doctor X (1939), Gone with the Wind (1939), Belle Starr (1941), The Great Lie (1941), The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944), Home, Sweet Homicide (1946), The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946), Little Women (1949), Them! (1954), and horror's The Blob (1958).