DANNY THOMAS - CONTRACT SIGNED 06/28/1951 - HFSID 72816
DANNY THOMAS He signs a Warner Bros. contract for his portrayal of Gus Kahn in I'll See you in My Dreams, starring Doris Day. Contract signed: "Danny Thomas" in ink, 10p, 8½x11, separate sheets. Burbank, California, 1951 June 28. Contract in letter form from Warner Bros.
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He signs a Warner Bros. contract for his portrayal of Gus Kahn in I'll See you in My Dreams, starring Doris Day.
Contract signed: "Danny Thomas" in ink, 10p, 8½x11, separate sheets. Burbank, California, 1951 June 28. Contract in letter form from Warner Bros., signed by an assistant secretary, to Thomas. He has signed in the lower left, agreeing "to portray the role of 'Gus Kahn' in a motion picture to be produced by us tentatively titled 'Wish I Had a Girl'...." The movie biography of songwriter Gus Kahn was released later that year as I'll See You in My Dreams. Danny Thomas (1912-1991) debuted onscreen in 1947 in The Unfinished Dance, beginning a brief film career in corny leads or supporting comic roles. He was much more successful on TV, starring in the long-running sitcom Make Room for Daddy (later re-named The Danny Thomas Show). He also was featured in a number of TV specials and made guest appearances on variety shows. Entering production in the 1950's, Thomas was producer for American classics The Andy Griffith Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, Gomer Pyle and The Mod Squad. He founded the St. Jude's Research Hospital, which is dedicated to finding cures for catastrophic children's diseases. He is the father of actress Marlo Thomas. Lightly creased. Staple holes at upper left corners. Fine condition.
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