Classic Entertainment Autographs


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Highly uncommon vintage inscribed black fountain pen signature on a 2x5-inch yellow autograph album page, acquired in-person in the early 1940s. In good condition. Due to his distinguished, above-reproach demeanor, prolific character actor Robert Emmett Keane was often cast as confidence men, shady attorneys or seemingly-honest gents who turned out to be coldblooded murderers. He made several contributions to the horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery genres, with supporting roles in Mad Love (1935), Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937), Under Suspicion (1937), Arsene Lupin Returns (1938), There's Always a Woman (1938), The Last Express (1938), Double Alibi (1940), The Saint Takes Over (1940), The Lon Wolf Meets a Lady (1940), Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940), Pacific Blackout (1941), The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941), The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942), The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942), The Falcon in Danger (1943), The Whistler (1944), Strange Affair (1944), It Happened Tomorrow (1944), the Charlie Chan flick The Red Dragon (1945), Scared Stiff (1945), The Strange Mr. Gregory (1945), The Shadow Returns (1946), Fear in the Night (1947), The Millerson Case (1947), Her Husband's Affairs (1947), The Return of the Whistler (1948), Incident (1948), Follow Me Quietly (1949), and The Atomic Kid (1957). He is also remembered for playing con artists in several Laurel and Hardy comedies of the 1940s, including A-Haunting We Will Go (1942) and Jitterbugs (1943).