DORE SCHARY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/20/1960 - HFSID 29474
Sale Price $198.00
DORE SCHARYHe sends a letter thanking a fan for thinking of him and apologizing for the delay due to sickness Typed Letter signed: "Dore Schary", 1p, 6x9. New York, N.Y., 1960 December 20. On personal letterhead to Richard Seff, MCA Artists Ltd, New York, N.Y. In full: "An attack of virus which just wouldn't quit has delayed my thanking you until now for your thoughtfulness in thinking of me on MOLLY BROWN's opening night. A dose of Florida sun has turned the trick for me, so, although belatedly, please know how much I appreciated your telegram and your good wishes. And know that you have mine for a bright and wonderful New Year." Playwright, screenwriter and producer Dore Schary (1905-1980) earned five Oscar nominations, including one win: Boys Town, Best Story (1938). He received three Tony nominations, also including one win: Sunrise at Campobello, Best Play (1958). Schary both wrote and produced the stage and screen versions of the latter. Schary produced and directed the stage version of The Unsinkable Molly Brown. A staunch civil libertarian, Schary was chairman of the B'nai B'rith Anti-Defamation League (1963-1969). Mounting adhesive remnants on verso show through lightly. Otherwise, fine condition.
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