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CARL LAEMMLE SR. - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/16/1937 - HFSID 250878

CARL LAEMMLE, SR. One year after selling his interest in Universal Pictures, he thanks fellow movie mogul Daryl Zanuck for arranging a visit to the Twentieth Century-Fox studios. Typed Letter signed: "Carl Laemmle", 1 page, 8½x11. Beverly Hills, California, 1937 February 16.

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Condition: fine condition
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CARL LAEMMLE, SR.
One year after selling his interest in Universal Pictures, he thanks fellow movie mogul Daryl Zanuck for arranging a visit to the Twentieth Century-Fox studios.
Typed Letter signed: "Carl Laemmle", 1 page, 8½x11. Beverly Hills, California, 1937 February 16. On personal letterhead to Darryl Zanuck, 20th Century-Fox Studios, Westwood Hills, California. In full: "I want to take this opportunity to thank you for the many courtesies you extended to my dear friend, Mrs. Francesca Gluckstein of London, who visited your studio yesterday. She was delighted with everyone she met and everything she saw. Those who helped to show her around were most pleasant and aided immeasurably to make her visit a never-to-be-forgotten one. She has asked me particularly to express her thanks to your able and charming secretary, Miss Berman, who was most cordial towards her. Again I want to express my appreciation for this courtesy and with best personal regards I remain Sincerely". CARL LAEMMLE, SR. (1867-1939), a German immigrant who started in Chicago building nickelodeons, busted the film "Trust" system by independently joining with others. He created the star system and founded Universal Pictures in 1912. Circa 1915, Laemmle built his Universal City on 230 acres in north Los Angeles, which became the first municipality devoted to the manufacture of films. Over the years he was known for producing quality films and stars. Laemmle, who had taken his company public on the NYSE in 1925, sold his interest to a syndicate for $5.5 million in 1936. Fold creases at "l" of Carl. Lightly soiled. File holes at upper margin. Staple holes at upper left corner. Faint pencil notes at lower left. Otherwise, fine condition.

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