loading..

ADOLPH "POPS" ZUKOR - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/25/1947 - HFSID 209716

ADOLPH ZUKOR The famous actor signed this letter, typed on Paramount Pictures letterhead to the president of the Cuban Federation of Film and Theatrical Writers, in 1947. This letter was to

Sale Price $680.00

Reg. $800.00

Condition: fine condition
PSA / JSA Authentication Guarantee
Free U.S. Shipping
Chat now or call 800-425-5379

ADOLPH ZUKOR
The famous actor signed this letter, typed on Paramount Pictures letterhead to the president of the Cuban Federation of Film and Theatrical Writers, in 1947. This letter was to thank the Federation for naming Paramount's Oscar-winning picture The Lost Weekend as the best English-language picture of 1946!
Typed letter signed "Adolph Zukor" in black ink. 1 page. 8 ¼x10 ¾ on Paramount Pictures, Inc. letterhead. Date: April 25, 1947. Place: Habana, Cuba. Addressed to Sr. Domingo Sasiain Martinez, President of the Federación de Redactores Cinematograficos y Teatrales de Cuba. Translated in full from Spanish: “Dear Sir and friend: I will appreciate if you are kind enough to tell all the members of the Federation of Film and Theatrical Writers from Cuba, from which you are a respectful President, my deep thankfulness as well as the one of the entire Paramount family, for the distinctions given to us when “Dias sin huella” was named the best English Language movie of 1946, and his star, Ray Milland, the best actor of the year. This week I have had the pleasure to get from the hands of Mr. A.L. Pratchett, divisional manager of Paramount International in Latin America, the diploma  of the award and the beautiful trophy that were given to him during his most recent visit to La Habana. Paramount will never forget these proofs of friendship and Cuban cordiality. Please let me take advantage of this matter to send my affectionate regards to all the persons who are interested in the progress and development of the Fil industry in the sister Republic of Cuba, with which we feel linked with the ropes of a stable and unbreakable inter-american sympathy and solidarity. With the most sincere expression of gratitude, I remain at your service as your friend. Adolph Zukor.” The Lost Weekend (original title), a Paramount movie, garnered six Academy Award nominations and won four, including Best Screenplay, Best Picture, Best Actor for Ray Milland and Best Director for Billy Wilder. On July 12, 1912, Adolph Zukor (1873-1976) 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, creased and rippled. Lightly stained on left edge. Discolored from envelope adhesive. Lightly dented on left edge. Pinholes in corners. Paperclip impression in upper left corner. Folded once and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition. Accompanied by: Original mailing envelope. Paramount Pictures, Inc. stationery addressed to Sr. Domingo Sasiain Martinez, Federación de Redactores Cinematograficos y Teatrales de Cuba, Habana (Havana), Cuba. Lightly toned and creased. Discolored on top and right edges. Flaps are discolored by adhesive. Two rust stains in upper left corner from paperclips. Otherwise, fine condition.
 

This website image may contain our company watermark. The actual item does not contain this watermark

See more listings from these signers
Make an offer today and get a quick response
Check your account for the status.

Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.

If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.

 

World-Wide Shipping

Fast FedEx and USPS shipping

Authenticity Guaranteed

COA with every purchase

Questions Answered 24/7

Contact us day or night

Submit Offers

Get a quick response