GENERAL P. S. GAGE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 07/06/1943 CO-SIGNED BY: JERRY WAYNE, ADRIENNE AMES, WILLIAM TABBERT, JIMMIE STOUT, JOSEPH C. DENNISTON, KATHRYN RYAN DENNISTON - HFSID 205101
P.S. GAGE, WILLIAM “BILL” TABBERT, JOSEPH C. DENNISTON, KATHRYN RYAN DENNISTON, ADRIENNE AMES, JERRY WAYNE and JIMMY STOUT Military officials and talented performers sign this album
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P.S. GAGE, WILLIAM “BILL” TABBERT, JOSEPH C. DENNISTON, KATHRYN RYAN DENNISTON, ADRIENNE AMES, JERRY WAYNE and JIMMY STOUT Military officials and talented performers sign this album leaf Autograph Note signed: “A very memorable noon/ listening to Vincent Lopez and his/ incomparable orchestra today dedicated/ to Fort Hancock/ P.S. Gage/ Brig. General U.S.A./ Commanding/ July 6th. 1943.”, “All the best/ Vincent-/ you're tops/ Adrienne Ames”, “To a Swell Fellow,/ Jockey Jimmie Stout”, “It is a true honor/ to have this chance/ Joseph C. Denniston”, “To my most favorite/ musician - With best/ wishes for your continued/ success and happiness-/ Kathryn Ryan Denniston/ Mitchel Field, N.Y.” in various inks, 8x10¼. Brigadier General P.S. GAGE managed affairs at Fort Hancock, New Jersey. In the mid 1940s he was the commanding general of the harbor defenses of Boston. WILLIAM “BILL” TABBERT (1919-1974) was a stage and screen actor. He is best known for playing the role of Lieutenant Joseph Cable in the original Broadway run of South Pacific. Tabbert started out with ambitions of becoming an operatic baritone. However, after serving briefly in World War II he began appearing in musicals such as Follow the Girls and Billion Dollar Baby. Soon after achieving notoriety for his masterful performance in South Pacific, Tabbert became a regular on several TV programs including The Ed Sullivan Show (1948-1971). Brigadier General After graduating from the U.S. Military Academy, JOSEPH C. DENNISTON (1901-1974) served in the Army and Air Force in aviation and administrative capacities. Throughout the course of his military career, Denniston held several esteemed posts. In addition to functioning as chief of operations, First Air Force, he was deputy assistant chief of staff for supply for the U.S. Air Force in Europe. He was awarded the Legion of Merit, as well as several other decorations. KATHRYN RYAN DENNISTON was his wife. ADRIENNE AMES (1907-1947) appeared in films throughout the 1930s, starring in several B-films (Death Kiss, 1933) and often playing "the other woman" in major ones. Her last film was The Zero Hour (1939). Thereafter, she hosted a local New York radio program, featuring interviews and beauty tips. Ames kept the gossip columnists busy with her romances and escapades, particularly with her stormy marriage to action film star Bruce Cabot. A male vocalist of the dance band era, JERRY WAYNE was featured with the orchestras of Nat Brandywine and Bobby Byrne. He can be heard singing his signature song, "Room Full of Roses," on the Sony CD collection, Crooners of the 30's 40's & 50's. JIMMY STOUT (1910-1986) was a jockey who was inducted into the U.S. National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1968. Additional signers merit further research. Toned, especially at edges. Left edge irregular from being neatly torn from album. Otherwise, fine condition.
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