Shop for signed photos autographs and other autographed items related to pinto colvig. Pinto s childhood home was filled with music and laughter and he was a clown from birth.
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Pinto colvig autograph. 1 number of bids usa country of seller. Disney who was making mickey mouse and silly symphony cartoons signed pinto to a contract in 1930. When he worked at disney in the 1930s he was a bit of a larger than life figure among his peers.
His humor tickled the funnybone and touched the heart. Ebay auctioned at. His school friends nicknamed him after a spotted horse named pinto because of his freckled face and just like his freckles the name stuck for his entire life.
1948 bozo sings pinto colvig autograph 78rpm dbs 84 30 30 sold for. That would be the big looping p at the front of pinto. William mason colvig father 1845 1936 adelaide birdseye colvig mother 1856 1912 vance debar pinto colvig september 11 1892 october 3 1967 was an american vaudeville actor voice actor radio actor newspaper cartoonist and circus performer whose schtick was playing the clarinet off key while mugging.
It was visually catchy and he had long signed it that way. The record series would be a major seller for capitol. Although pinto s bozo days were over in 1956 his son pinto colvig jr would be chosen by ktla channel 5 in los angeles to be the live bozo host.
Pinto colvig was the quintessential clown whose own identity was always hidden but whose innate warm hearted character always came through his many talents. Colvig would go on to make guest appearances in character on radio as well as in children s hospitals and orphanages. Colvig was a showman so even his signature on all those comic strips had a noticeable pizzazz.
Vance debar colvig was born in jacksonville oregon on september 11 1892. Aug 7 2011 start date 30 start price. Pinto colvig memorabilia and collectibles.