Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #003132: BENNY RUBIN

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Uncommon vintage fountain pen signature on a 4 x 4.75-inch portion of a pale pink autograph album page, acquired in-person in the 1930s.  Leading lady Alice White signs on the verso.  In good condition and suitable for matting.  Jewish comic character actor Benny Rubin, a master of countless dialects, transitioned from vaudeville and burlesque to the silver screen at the tail-end of the silent era.  He was memorable in the Wheeler and Woolsey flicks High Flyers (1937) and On Again (1937), No, No Nanette (1940), Citizen Kane (1940), Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), Easy to Love (1953), The Benny Goodman Story (1956), the Three Stooges' Space Ship Sappy (1957), The Buster Keaton Story (1957), Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960), Pocketful of Miracles (1961), The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966), Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), and horror's Coma (1978).  He also had guest roles on countless television series.