TOM KENNEDY

Vintage signature and inscription, “To John/Best Wishes/Tom Kennedy,” in blue fountain pen on a 6×4 white index card.  Fine condition, with a small magazine photograph affixed at the top right corner and a block of light toning to the left of the signature, not affecting any of the writing.  A pencil notation on the reverse side indicates that this autograph was obtained in person in August 1964.  John Verzi collection.  Comic character actor Tom Kennedy enjoyed a five-decade career in film and television, appearing in literally hundreds of films, many of them short two-reelers, generally cast as amiable but dumb working stiffs, policemen, lugs, and everything in between.

$25