STEVE ALLEN ORIGINAL Autograph 8 x 10 EXCELLENT SIGNATURE QUALITYAUTHENTICATED BY JSA (JAMES SPENCE AUTHENTICATION) Stephen Valentine Patrick William "Steve" Allen (December 26, 1921 October 30, 2000) was an American television personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, and writer. Though he got his start in radio, Allen is best known for his television career. He first gained national attention as a guest host on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. He graduated to become the first host of The Tonight Show, where he was instrumental in innovating the concept of the television talk show. Thereafter, he hosted numerous game and variety shows, including The Steve Allen Show, I've Got a Secret, and The New Steve Allen Show, and was a regular panel member on CBS' What's My Line? Allen was a creditable pianist and a prolific composer, having written more than 14,000 songs,one of which was recorded by Perry Como and Margaret Whiting, others by Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, Les Brown, and Gloria Lynne. Allen won the 1964 Grammy Award for Best Original Jazz Composition, with his song written with Ray Brown, "The Gravy Waltz". Allen wrote more than 50 books, has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a Hollywood theater named in his honor.[ *Tiny pin marks where hung up on each corner
Note: These photos are 30, 40, and 50 years or older. There could be a light surface scratch, dimple, small crease, finger prints, fading, yellowing, bend, tear, food stain, etc. There are ones that do not have any defects at all. We will do the best to note all blemishes. THESE ARE TRULY RARE COLLECTOR'S ITEMS (Cool bonus on some of these >> many of them were Stamped "Property Of Paramount Studios etc." On The Back. We will try to make note of this in the individual listings) All of these photos were purchased years ago from the original collector! This collection contains a fantastic array of One of a Kind autographed photos that are both unique and RARE. These are from decades past and many have never been seen before now. Classic stars of the Golden Age of yesteryear available for a whole new generation! Plus familiar Hollywood or everyone! Additionally, when noted, the signatures are professionally authenticated by JSA (James Spence Authentication)! Get a piece of TV or movie memorabilia while it's still readily available! JSA (James Spence Authentication)! Get a piece of TV or movie memorabilia while it's still readily available!