BING CROSBY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/11/1972 - HFSID 528
BING CROSBY Bing Crosby writes a letter to Andrew Montague about his pupil doing well with her shooting. Autograph Letter Signed: "Bing", on verso of 5¾x4 picture postcard. Garissa, Kenya, 1972 August 12.
Sale Price $270.00
Bing Crosby writes a letter to Andrew Montague about his pupil doing well with her shooting.
Autograph Letter Signed: "Bing", on verso of 5¾x4 picture postcard. Garissa, Kenya, 1972 August 12. Addressed in his hand to: "Andrew Montague/1725 Kearney/San Francisco 94133/Cal/U.S.A.". In full: "Air Mail - Aug 11. Dear Monty - Your pupil is doing quite well. 15 sand grouse 1st day. She thinks she should do better! We are on the Tana River near Garissa, and the shooting is really fabulous. Quite the best I've had. Best to Peter." Color photo of Kenyan flamingoes on front side. HARRY LILLIS "BING" CROSBY (1904-1977) won the 1944 Academy Award for Best Actor in Going My Way. He was also nominated for Best Actor for The Bells of St. Mary's (1945) and The Country Girl (1954). Known for his relaxed "crooning" style of singing, Crosby recorded more than 1,600 songs that sold at least 500 million copies. His 1942 single of "White Christmas" sold more than 30 million copies worldwide and was the best-selling single in any music category for more than 50 years. ANDREW MONTAGUE was the author of Successful Shotgun Shooting, first published in 1971. Slightly soiled. Overall, fine condition.
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