Skip to Main Content Skip to Header Menu Skip to Main Menu Skip to Category Menu Skip to Footer

JACK BENNY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/23/1962 - HFSID 323388

Jack Benny presents his perspective on the state of world Judaism for a 1962 Jewish symposium, stating that he is very proud to see people of the Jewish religion in high ranking positions and that they will continue to persevere due to their sense of humor, tenacity, and determination to succeed

Sale Price $405.00

Reg. $450.00

Condition: fine condition
Our Authentication Guarantee (PSA / JSA) View information about our authenticity guarantee
Free U.S. Shipping
Chat now or call 800-425-5379

JACK BENNY
Jack Benny presents his perspective on the state of world Judaism for a 1962 Jewish symposium, stating that he is very proud to see people of the Jewish religion in high ranking positions and that they will continue to persevere due to their sense of humor, tenacity, and determination to succeed
Typed letter signed: "Jack Benny", in blue ink, 7¼x10½. 1 page. July 23, 1962. Beverly Hills, California. In part: "Dear Mr. Lichter: In answer to your letter requesting a statement from me to be included in your symposium: I am happy to submit the following: "The present character of Judaism in America today is vastly different than in the distant past. This difference is not through any change in our belief or scriptures - but by progressive thinking and higher education. How proud we are to see our fellowman assigned to such high and vitally important government posts, as well as in the medical and scientific fields of endeavor. But all this is understandable because our people have survived and will always survive and continue to progress because of their great sense of humor - tenacity - understanding and determination to succeed". All good wishes - Sincerely yours". Vaudeville comedian Jack Benny (1894-1974), born Benjamin Kubelsky, hosted a popular radio show from 1933, moving The Jack Benny Program smoothly to TV (1950-1965). His comic image as a tone-deaf, penny-pinching bachelor contradicted the real Benny, a philanthropist, devoted husband and competent violinist. He appeared in over 25 movies, the most critically acclaimed being To Be Or Not To Be (1942). Normal mailing folds. Slightly toned. Slight surface creases. Fine condition.

This website image may contain our company watermark. The actual item does not contain this watermark
See more listings from these signers
Make an offer today and get a quick response
Check your account for the status.

Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.

If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.

 

World-Wide Shipping

Fast FedEx and USPS shipping

Authenticity Guarantee

COA with every purchase

All Questions Answered

Contact us day or night

Submit Offers

Get a quick response