Ben Carter and Henry Armstrong on stage, 1940s
- Ben Carter and Henry Armstrong on stage, 1940s
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- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
Ben Carter was an African American character actor on stage, screen, and radio. He often worked as a straight man with Mantan Moreland in vaudeville routines. He acted in many movies, often uncredited, including Maryland (1940) and Reap the Wild Wind (1942). He died in New York in either 1946 or 1947.
Henry Armstrong ("Homicide Hank") was a boxer.
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Actor Ben Carter is standing at the far left. Boxer Henry Armstrong is standing at the microphone. The other individuals in the photo are unidentified.
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African American actors--California--Los Angeles
African American boxers
Carter, Ben, 1911-1947
Armstrong, Henry, 1912-1988
- California--Los Angeles
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