Helpful Henry & Oliver Hardy characters.
Helpful Henry was a comic strip in the USA comic. It was created by cartoonist J. P. Arnot (Paul Arnot – Born: 9/16/1887 – Died: 12/2/1951). Arnot was the artist of several newspaper features in the 1910s and 1920s. One of his many creations was Helpful Henry.
Actor Oliver Hardy was known to have stated on many occasions, that after seeing the character Helpful Henry in a Georgia newspaper, it inspired him for his screen character. He described Helpful Henry as being big, fussy and self important, but underneath it all, he was a very nice guy.