Vintage Jack Oakie Hand Signed Album Page Actor For Sale
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Part of a new collection of Autographs obtained in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Many of the most sought after autographs. Roughly 160 pages of top and high end material. Please check our sales for the next week or so. Includes Spencer Tracy, Lucy Ball etc., so please check back.
6x4.25 album page hand signed in fountain pen. Inscribed to Carol.
Minor toning from age,3 holes on the left side from being taken from album.
Jack Oakie (November 12, 1903 – January 23, 1978) was an American actor, starring mostly in films, but also working on stage, radio and television.
When his contract with Paramount ended in 1934, Oakie decided to freelance. He was remarkably successful, appearing in 87 films, most made in the 1930s and 1940s. In the film Too Much Harmony (1933), the part of Oakie's on-screen mother was played by his real mother Mary Evelyn Offield. During the 1930s he was known as "The World's Oldest Freshman", as a result of appearing in numerous films with a collegiate theme. He was also known for refusing to wear screen make-up of any kind, and the frequent use of double-take in his comedy. Oakie was quoted as saying of his studio career:
The pictures I made were called the bread and butter pictures of the studio. They cost nothing and made millions, and supported the prestige productions that cost millions and made nothing.
Oakie is probably most notable for his portrayal of Benzino Napaloni, the boisterous dictator of Bacteria, in Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator (1940), for which he received an Oscar nomination for the Best Supporting Actor Award. This role was a broad parody of the fascist dictator of Italy, Benito Mussolini.
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Vintage Jack Oakie Hand Signed Album Page Actor: $20