Ben Turpin - Signed Check 1921 w/ Orig. 1924 Mack Sennett Still - Autograph.We are offering an original Ben Turpin s. This is an unusual fully handwritten check. Signed in Blue Fountain pen. Pen smudge to the "p" of Turpin. This check comes with an original 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 (trimmed) "Mack Sennett Comedies" still photo, from the news department of the Minneapolis Journal.
Numerous other hand stamps and blurbs on verso including the desirable, "Mack Sennett Comedies" on bottom border and attached paper sheet describing Ben Turpin in Mexico! This original still, could very possibly be older than the back stamped date of 1924.
Read bio and background below. Bernard "Ben" Turpin (September 19, 1869 July 1, 1940) was an American comedian and actor, best remembered for his work in silent films. His trademarks were his cross-eyed appearance and adeptness at vigorous physical comedy. Turpin worked with notable performers such as Charlie Chaplin and Laurel and Hardy, and was a part of the Mack Sennett studio team.He is believed to have been the first filmed "victim" of the pie in the face gag. When sound came to films, Turpin chose to retire, having invested profitably in real estate, although he did do occasional cameos. All autographed items are guaranteed authentic for life. We reserve the right to end any listing at any time. We sell on other venues and items may become unavailable. I have an entry as a consignor and contributing expert in " R&R 1998 Autograph price guide ". The item "Ben Turpin Signed Check 1921 with Orig.
1924 Mack Sennett Still Autograph" is in sale since Sunday, May 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Movies\Cards & Papers". The seller is "regansautographs" and is located in Westbury, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.