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What was the deal with Neil Armstrong and autographing stuff?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Garrett Meadows 21 hours ago. 7 Replies

I watched a bio-pic about Neil Armstrong and if the bio pic was remotely close to the truth, it appears Armstrong was rather odd. I know he seldom signed autographs. Perhaps he didn't like the…Continue

Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Etienne 6 hours ago. 26 Replies

Early in her career, Joan Crawford made a point of personally signing all requests for autographs. Has there ever been a celebrity who insisted on personally signing all requests for autographs?Continue

 

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Etienne replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?
"Interesting that you had some on there.  You were in good company with some of the other contributors like Tom Kramer."
6 hours ago
Scott Paul replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?
"I did not realize Brucato's database was no longer there.  I know it probably was expensive to keep going, but it was very valuable.  I had some on there.  "
9 hours ago
BC replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?
"I was able to get him in 2020. He's in a lot of my favorite movies and have always liked him. Nice guy and still wears that jacket from Varsity Blues."
15 hours ago
Eric Keith Longo replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?
"Here from THECEAD (defunct):"
16 hours ago
Thom Joseph replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?
"Thanks for letting me know. What are some of the hallmarks of a true signature versus a secretarial?"
16 hours ago
Nick Dimeo replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?
"You beat me to this comment, lol. She certainly did use secretaries once in a while."
19 hours ago
Etienne replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?
"My comedy hero, Bud Abbott, didn't seem to use secretaries.  Lou Costello did, however.   Having said that, both Bud and Lou would occasionally fill in for one another when signing as a team."
19 hours ago
Etienne replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?
"You're definitely right....Joan Crawford was very good to her fans.  She did use secretaries though.  They're fairly easy to spot.... once you get onto it."
19 hours ago
Thom Joseph replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?
"I talked to a film historian who said Joan Crawford never let anyone else sign for her. She viewed the signing as another of her disciplines that demonstrated her care for her fans. She signed photos in any downtime and even when being chauffeured…"
21 hours ago
Garrett Meadows replied to Eric Keith Longo's discussion Oskar Werner in Ship of Fools 1965 w Original Still
"I don't know what happened to send him off the rails. There are some interviews of him on Youtube and looks terrible: hair askew, totally disheveled in appearance, chain smoking, and struggling to put together a coherent sentence. A very sad…"
21 hours ago
Garrett Meadows replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion What was the deal with Neil Armstrong and autographing stuff?
"Good comeback."
21 hours ago
JMS1223 replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion What was the deal with Neil Armstrong and autographing stuff?
"Good comeback! "
21 hours ago
JK replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion What was the deal with Neil Armstrong and autographing stuff?
"Wow! Thats a bold response by Sim!  I'd have told him, let me at least have your autograph since you've lost my respect. :)"
21 hours ago
Garrett Meadows replied to Eric Keith Longo's discussion Oskar Werner in Ship of Fools 1965 w Original Still
"An extremely fine actor who ended up a total train wreck by the time of his death: alcoholic, drug-addled, and emotionally depleted. "
21 hours ago
Garrett Meadows replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion Was there ever a celebrity who personally signed all requests for autographs and didn't use a secretary?
"I was fortunate enough to get an authentic signed photo of James Stewart as young star very stylishly dressed. He was true gentleman. "
21 hours ago
Garrett Meadows replied to Garrett Meadows's discussion What was the deal with Neil Armstrong and autographing stuff?
"Thanks for the comments. I don't blame him--or others---for ceasing to sign autographs when it becomes exploitation and all about making a buck off another man's or woman's accomplishments.  It just takes a few charlatans to ruin…"
21 hours ago

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