ADOLPH "POPS" ZUKOR - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 258935
ADOLPH ZUKOR First day cover celebrating the 100th anniversary of the laying of the trans-Atlantic telegraph cable, signed by Zukor in blue ink First day cover signed "Adolph Zukor" in blue ink. 6½x3½.
Sale Price $234.00
First day cover celebrating the 100th anniversary of the laying of the trans-Atlantic telegraph cable, signed by Zukor in blue ink
First day cover signed "Adolph Zukor" in blue ink. 6½x3½. First Day Cover commemorating the centennial of the laying of the Atlantic cable, postmarked New York City, August 15, 1958, plate block of four 4¢ purple-and-white Atlantic Cable Centenary stamps affixed, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE. On July 12, 1912, Zukor (1873-1976, born in Ricse, Austria-Hungary, now Hungary) premiered the first feature length film, the 40-minute long Queen Elizabeth starring French actress Sarah Bernhardt. He produced the first American-made feature film, The Prisoner of Zenda, in 1914. In 1917, Zukor combined his Famous Players-Lasky Corporation with the Paramount distributors to form Paramount Pictures. In 1949, an Honorary Academy Award was presented to Zukor, "a man who has been called the father of the feature film in America, for his services to the industry over a period of forty years." Zukor remained Paramount's Chairman of the Board until his death at 103. Lightly toned, soiled and rippled. Adhesive remnants on stamps and verso. Otherwise in fine condition.
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