DAN DAILEY - DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/20/1949 CO-SIGNED BY: LEW SCHREIBER - HFSID 276166
Sale Price $378.00
He signs acceptance of Twentieth Century-Fox's conditions for his loan-out to the Lux Radio Theatre.
Documentary Letter signed: "Dan Dailey" [He has crossed out a typed "JR."], 2 pages, 8½x11. Beverly Hills, California, 1949 April 20. Dailey signs his acceptance of the terms of a letter from Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation granting him permission to appear on the Lux Radio Theatre radio program on April 25, 1949, from 6:00 to 7:00 PM, and in necessary rehearsals, and to have his name and likeness used in advertising for the show. In exchange for this release, the radio broadcast will state that Dailey appears courtesy of 20th Century-Fox, producers of Sand. Twentieth Century-Fox also gives permission for the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency to record the program for broadcast to American armed forces abroad. Actor and dancer Dan Dailey (1917-1978) moved from vaudeville to Broadway (Babes in Arms, 1937) to Hollywood. Recipient of a Best Actor Oscar nomination for When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948), he also appeared in such films as Meet Me at the Fair (1952), The Pride of St. Louis (as pitcher Dizzy Dean, 1952) and It's Always Fair Weather (1955). Dailey was seen on television in such series as The Governor and J.J. (1969). Originally a casting director on films like Les Miserables (1935) and One in a Million (1936), LEW SCHREIBER (1900-1961) eventually worked his way up to studio manager of the Los Angeles Twentieth Century Fox, becoming the second hand man of the motion picture company. He was often in charge of contacting the superstars of the company to inform them of production details or company standards. His death in 1961 was one in a long line of hardships Twentieth Century Fox followed between 1961 and 1962; Another was the death of producer Jerry Wald and the stroke of producer Darryl Zanuck. Fine condition.
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