DORIS DAY - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 12/09/1970 - HFSID 343499
Sale Price $288.00
America's Sweetheart writes a check for $250.00 to Motion Picture Mothers, Inc.
Check signed: "Doris Day Melcher", in black ink, 6x2¼. Beverly Hills, California, December 9, 1970. Check No. 1172. Drawn on the account of Doris Day, United California Bank, payable to Motion Picture Mothers, Inc. for $250.00. Known for her wholesome, "girl-next-door" good looks and sparkling personality, Doris Day (1922-2019), "America's Sweetheart", was one of the most popular and highest paid actresses by the early 1950s. After her would-be dancing career was sidelined by an accident, Day had turned to singing, first touring with bands and then introducing hit after hit in a string of romantic comedies.Nominated for an Academy Award for Pillow Talk (1959), she also brightened up the silver screen opposite such romantic leading men as Rock Hudson and Cary Grant. Day married her agent, Marty Melcher, in 1955. After his death in 1968, Doris discovered he had ruined her financially with bad investments and investments. Being the trouper she was, Day worked her way out of difficulties. Bank stamps on verso show through lightly, touching signature. Left edge perforated. Otherwise, fine condition.
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