ABBY LEWIS - AUTOGRAPH RESUME SIGNED - HFSID 300785
ABBY LEWIS The actress' handwritten resume from the archive of Theatre World and Screen World, a comprehensive record of American stage and film since 1945 Autograph Resume signed, 1 page, 8½x11. New York City, no date.
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The actress' handwritten resume from the archive of Theatre World and Screen World, a comprehensive record of American stage and film since 1945
Autograph Resume signed, 1 page, 8½x11. New York City, no date. Printed biographical form on which signer has supplied details: date and place of birth, education and professional training, and stage and screen experience. Abby Lewis (1910-1997) was an American stage, television, and film actress who appeared in over thirty-five productions during her career. Making her off-Broadway debut in the 1935 production of First Stones, Lewis went on to appear in many more productions on-and-off Broadway including Macbeth (1941-1942), The Riot Act (1963), and 70, Girls, 70 (1971). During her stage career, Abby Lewis also appeared on the screen in titles such as I Lift Up My Lamp (1952), Somerset (1975-1976), and her last known onscreen appearance as Mrs. Newman in a 1997 episode of Law & Order. Theatre World, founded in 1945 by Daniel Blum, is America's oldest annual record of Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional theatre, referenced by industry professionals, historians, students and theatre fans worldwide. Until 1998, when a separate nonprofit corporation was established, Theatre World's editorial staff bestowed the prestigious Theatre World Awards for outstanding Broadway and Off-Broadway debuts. Screen World (from 1950) and Dance World (from 1966), administered from the same office, furnished comprehensive information on those entertainment genres. John A. Willis (1916-2010), active in Theatre World from the beginning, became its chief editor in 1965, holding that position until 2008. Willis is regarded as one of the foremost theatre and film historians of the 20th century. While producing (and presenting) the annual Theatre World Awards, Willis also served on the nominating committee for the Tony Awards. Theatre World, which received its own Tony for Excellence in Theatre in 2001, continues under chief editor Ben Hodges. Normal mailing folds. Otherwise, fine condition.
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