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The dancer and actor signs check for $50.00 in blue ink
Check signed: "Jack Donohue" in blue ink. 6x2¾. December 7, 1972. Check no. 1607 drawn from the account of Jack Donohue at City National Bank in Los Angeles, California. Payable for $50.00 to Tom Rolf (endorsed on verso). Endorser merits further research. Jack Donohue (1908-1984), a former Ziegfeld Follies dancer and tap dance instructor, starred in the film Rhythm in the Air, co-starring his then wife, Norwegian dancer Tutta Rolf. He became a film choreographer and then a TV director, specializing in musical and variety shows, beginning with The Frank Sinatra Show (1951); and situation comedies, including The Lucy Show, The Odd Couple and Chico and the Man. Top edge perforated. Corners rounded. Toned. Ink bank stamps throughout. Slightly soiled. Light surface creases. Otherwise, fine condition.

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Born: November 3, 1908 in New York City, New York
Died: March 27, 1984 in Marina Del Rey, California

Film Credits
2009 Working with Lucy: A Conversation with Gino Conforti (Other), 1980 Sinatra: The First 40 Years (Director), 1980 Lucy Moves to NBC (Director), 1979 Wally Brown (Director), 1979 Miss Winslow and Son (Director), 1975-1978 Chico and the Man (Director), 1975 Win, Place or Steal (Performer), 1975 Lucy Gets Lucky (Director), 1975 Lucy Gets Lucky (Performer), 1974 Happy Anniversary and Goodbye (Director), 1973 Love Thy Neighbor (Director), 1972-1973 The Paul Lynde Show (Director), 1972-1973 The Brady Bunch (Director), 1972 Anna and the King (Director), 1971-1975 The Odd Couple (Director), 1968-1974 Here's Lucy (Director), 1968-1974 Here's Lucy (Performer), 1967 The Don Knotts Special (Director), 1967 Dick Van Dyke Special (Producer), 1966 Vacation Playhouse (Producer), 1966 Assault on a Queen (Director), 1965 Marriage on the Rocks (Director), 1964-1965 The Lucy Show (Producer), 1964 Mr. and Mrs. (Director), 1963-1966 Vacation Playhouse (Director), 1963 The Lucy Show (Performer), 1962-1968 The Lucy Show (Director), 1962 Follow the Sun (Director), 1961-1969 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (Director), 1961-1962 Margie (Director), 1961 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (in person), 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (Director), 1961 Babes in Toyland (Director), 1961 Babes in Toyland (Performer), 1960 The Mickey Rooney Show (Director), 1960 The Mickey Rooney Show (Producer), 1959-1960 Startime (Producer), 1959-1960 Startime (Director), 1957 The George Gobel Show (Director), 1957 The George Gobel Show (Producer), 1955 The Red Skelton Hour (Producer), 1954-1955 The Red Skelton Hour (Director), 1954 Top Banana (Other), 1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (Director), 1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (Producer), 1954 That's My Boy (Director), 1954 Red Skelton Revue (Director), 1954 Lucky Me (Director), 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (Director), 1953 Calamity Jane (Music Department), 1951 The Frank Sinatra Show (Director), 1951 The Frank Sinatra Show (Producer), 1950 Watch the Birdie (Director), 1950 The Yellow Cab Man (Director), 1950 Duchess of Idaho (Other), 1949 Neptune's Daughter (Music Department), 1949 Madame Bovary (Other), 1948 On an Island with You (Other), 1948 Close-Up (Writer), 1948 Close-Up (Director), 1948 Close-Up (Other), 1947 The Romance of Rosy Ridge (Other), 1947 It Happened in Brooklyn (Other), 1946 Two Sisters from Boston (Other), 1946 Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (Other), 1946 Easy to Wed (Other), 1945 Anchors Aweigh (Other), 1944 The Canterville Ghost (Other), 1944 Music for Millions (Other), 1944 Meet the People (Other), 1944 Lost in a Harem (Music Department), 1944 Broadway Rhythm (Other), 1944 Bathing Beauty (Other), 1943 Salute for Three (Other), 1943 No Time for Love (Other), 1943 Girl Crazy (Other), 1943 Best Foot Forward (Other), 1942 The Fleet's In (Other), 1942 Sleepytime Gal (Other), 1942 Priorities on Parade (Other), 1940 Kyss henne! (Other), 1938/I Smiling Along (Other), 1938/I Smiling Along (Performer), 1938 The Singing Cop (Other), 1937 You're in the Army Now (Performer), 1937 Variety Hour (Performer), 1937 Ship's Concert (Performer), 1937 Mayfair Melody (Other), 1937 Gaiety Girls (Other), 1936 Sons o' Guns (Writer), 1936 Rhythm in the Air (Writer), 1936 Rhythm in the Air (Performer), 1936 Rhythm in the Air (Other), 1936 Captain January (Other), 1935 Under the Pampas Moon (Other), 1935 Our Little Girl (Performer), 1935 Music Is Magic (Other), 1935 Life b_egins at Forty (Other), 1935 George White's 1935 Scandals (Other), 1935 Dressed to Thrill (Other), 1935 Curly Top (Other), 1934 Music in the Air (Other)

Theatre Credits
Rumple - Director (November 6, 1957 - December 14, 1957), Mr. Wonderful - Director (March 22, 1956 - February 23, 1957), #tcbgn#Of Thee I Sing - Music#tidbgn#4217#tidend##tcend# - Staging (May 5, 1952 - July 5, 1952), Top Banana - Director (November 1, 1951 - October 4, 1952), Are You With It - Music (November 10, 1945 - June 29, 1946), Seven Lively Arts - Music (December 7, 1944 - May 12, 1945), Shady Lady - Performer (July 5, 1933 - July 29, 1933), A Little Racketeer - Choreography (January 18, 1932 - February 27, 1932), Fast and Furious - Choreography (September 15, 1931 - September 19, 1931), Ziegfeld Follies of 1920 - Performer (June 22, 1920 - October 16, 1920)

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