EDMUND LOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/19/1929 - HFSID 290171
EDMUND LOWE Handwritten note authorizing his wife Lilyan Tashman and her sister to enter his safe deposit box Autograph Letter signed: "Edmund S. Lowe", 1 page, 5¼x6½. Hollywood, California, March 19, 1929.
Sale Price $378.00
Handwritten note authorizing his wife Lilyan Tashman and her sister to enter his safe deposit box
Autograph Letter signed: "Edmund S. Lowe", 1 page, 5¼x6½. Hollywood, California, March 19, 1929. On stationery of Lilyan Tashman, In full: This note is to authorize my wife (Lilyan Tashman Lowe) or my sister-in-law (Miss Kitty Tashman) the privilege of entering my safe deposit box." American actor Edmund Lowe (1890-1971) worked as a teacher before joining a stock company in Los Angeles, California. He debuted on the silver screen in 1915's The Wild Olive, the first of over 120 film appearances, and made his Broadway debut in 1917's The Brat, the first of his 12 plays on the Great White Way. He became a popular leading man in elegant roles, but made a name for himself as the hellraising Sergeant Quirt in the 1927 film version of What Price Glory? This movie led to several sequels with Lowe and Victor McLaglen as Quirt's rival Flagg, with their signature taglines "Sez you? Sez me!" Lowe made his break into television in 1949; he's probably best known in this medium for his role as David Chase in Front Page Detective (1951). Lowe, who was gay, had a marriage of convenience with lesbian actress Lilyan Tashman from 1925 until her early death in 1934. Right edge frayed. Mailing fold through center. Pencil note (unknown hand) at lower edge. Nail size holes near top and bottom center. Otherwise, fine condition.
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