RAND BROOKS - INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED - DOCUMENT 75190
Black and white publicity photograph of Rand Brooks as Lucky Jenkins, Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick in Hoppy's later film adventures.
Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Robert/Best always/Rand Brooks". B/w, 8x10. The character actor is pictured here as Lucky Jenkins, Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick in Hoppy's later film adventures (twelve films, 1946-1948). Actor Rand Brooks (1918-2003) is best known for playing Charles Hamilton, the ill-fated first husband of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind (1939). He had made his film debut the previous year in Love Finds Andy Hardy, and his other films include Northwest Passage, The Son of Monte Cristo, Niagara Falls, Joan of Arc, The Cimarron Kid, To Hell and Back and Requiem for a Gunfighter. Brooks, who co-starred as Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick, Lucky Jenkins, in 12 films, also played Corporal Boone on television's The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin and guest starred on many TV series. His first wife was Stan Laurel's daughter, Lois, with whom he ran a private paramedic service (1966-1995). Minor surface creases (not evident head on). Black mark at upper right edge. Fine condition.