An illustrated walk down the yellow brick road it was published by back stage books see photo 4. The doll family harry earles grace tiny daisy wizard of oz signed original photo 237 58.
Earles and traveled to the us in 1914 where they toured with a wild west show under the names of gracie and harry earles.
Harry earles autograph. The book is entitled memories of a munchkin. I have an old postcard of the doll family with a pencil signature on the back but i have no idea if it s his handwriting or not. Earles was prominently seen in both the silent and sound versions of lon chaney s the unholy three 1925 and 1930 as well as in the cult classic.
Belatedly found the fabulous signed photos of freaks stars wonderful. Along with chaney midget harry earles also repeats his tweeledee performance. The doll family you are bidding on a original photo of the.
Schneider the son of gustav and emma schneider in stolpen germany. The two eldest he and his sister frieda were discovered by american bert w. In fine condition for its age.
Harry doll earles starred as tweedledee the thieving sidekick of lon chaney sr in tod browning s silent classic the unholy three 1925. Under the suspicions of the other freaks her plot is foiled and in an act of solidarity the freaks band together on an eerie stormy night and come after her one of the scariest scenes in horror history making her truly one of them. He and three older siblings all inherited dwarfism.
He dedicates page 95 in the book to this autographed still expounding on how he acquired it and how buddy ebsen as a personal favor to him signed it on his deathbed see photos 4 5. In 1930 he and chaney reprised their roles in jack conway s all talkie remake of the same name. When the unholy three was presented on public television s 13 week series tribute to mgm movies great movies in 1973 its host richard schickel mentioned that this 1925 version was lon chaney s personal favorite of all his movies and one of mgm s biggest hits.
Does anybody have an example of the signature of harry doll or harry earles. The plot follows a vain aerialist who marries a midget harry earles to steal his money and plot to murder him. Harry earles was a midget actor but i ll refer to him as a little person another little person actor billy barty started this when he founded the little people of america in 1957.