BUDD SCHULBERG - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/27/1985 - HFSID 201594
BUDD SCHULBERG Oscar-winning writer Budd Schulberg wrote this letter on his personalized stationery to an autograph hunter in 1985. In it, he discusses some of his current projects. Autograph letter signed "Budd Schulberg" in blue ink. 1 page, 5¼x7, on Schulberg's personalized stationery. Jan. 27, 1985.
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Oscar-winning writer Budd Schulberg wrote this letter on his personalized stationery to an autograph hunter in 1985. In it, he discusses some of his current projects.
Autograph letter signed "Budd Schulberg" in blue ink. 1 page, 5¼x7, on Schulberg's personalized stationery. Jan. 27, 1985. In full: "Dear Mr Glossinger, Sorry I dont [sic] have a handy photo right now, but I want to thank you for your request, and your interest in my work. I'm working on a theatrical version of the Waterfront at the moment, and also Vol. II of my memoirs. With all good wishes,". Schulberg (1914-2009), born Budd Wilson Schulberg, had co-founded the Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center in New York City in 1971. In the mid-1960s, following the riots in the Watts section of Los Angeles, he had also helped found the Watts Writers Workshop. The son of Hollywood movie producer Benjamin Schulberg, the author began his writing career as a publicist for Paramount at age 17, became a screenwriter at the age of 19 and wrote a scathing, satirical exposé of the film industry in his first novel, What Makes Sammy Run? (1941). Schulberg, who won an Academy Award for his screenplay for the Academy Award-winning film, On The Waterfront (1954) also wrote the screenplays for A Star is Born (1937), Nothing Sacred (1937), Little Orphan Annie (1938), Winter Carnival (1939, based on his story), A Face in the Crowd (1957, based on his story) and Wind Across the Everglades (1958, based on his story), and was the author of The Harder They Fall (book, 1947; film, 1956). A life-long fan of boxing, Schulberg, who compiled some of his fight stories in Sparring With Hemingway and The Hardest Games, is the only non-boxer honored as a "Living Legend of Boxing" by the World Boxing Association. Folded once and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition.
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