ALAN KING - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/02/1968 - HFSID 30689
Sale Price $162.00
Alan King sends a note of thanks to a fan
Typed Letter Signed: "Alan King". 1p, 7x10¼. New York, NY, 1968 April 2. On personal letterhead. To: Mrs. L.M. Gary. In full: "Thank you so much for your very complimentary card. I appreciate your thinking of me, and taking the time to write. Sincerely." Accompanied by unsigned, typed envelope (7½x3¾) to same addressee, with King's printed address on reverse flap. King (1927-2004) honed his material working in the Catskills and entertaining New Yorkers with his routine focusing on the frustrations of the middle-class American dealing with bloated, inefficient commercial and governmental institutions. King (1927-2004) toured the U.S. and Great Britain with Judy Garland's variety show, including a command performance before Queen Elizabeth II. He published his first book of jokes in 1962, and continued appearing in various clubs and hotels. He appeared on Broadway in the late '60s, then moved on to films in the '80s and '90s, including Author! Author! (1982), Enemies: A Love Story (1989), Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), and Casino (1995). Horizontal fold touches "g" in signature. Otherwise, fine condition.
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