JIM OYSTER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/28/1960 - HFSID 318443
JIM OYSTER The stage actor writes to Theatre World founder Daniel Blum, adding updates to his file Autograph letter signed: "Jim" in black ink. 2 pages (front and verso), 8½x11. New York City, New York, April 25, 1960.
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The stage actor writes to Theatre World founder Daniel Blum, adding updates to his file
Autograph letter signed: "Jim" in black ink. 2 pages (front and verso), 8½x11. New York City, New York, April 25, 1960. In full: "Dear Dan, I've wanted you to see the enclosed photos for a couple of seasons now-and now they are so dated they lovely look like me. But I wanted you to have them 'on file' in case I'm rocketed to fame and fortune. Although unemployed at the moment you can easily see I'm a confirmed optimist. The resume too may prove of interest. I tried to hail you at the Tony Dinner Sunday- couldn't Catch your eye-- so its fate we meet only every 2 years or so, but I am so grateful for your thoughtfulness to me--your card from Palm Springs and so on. Hope this finds you in good breath and thriving. Yours, ". Jim Oyster (1930-1998) debuted on Broadway in 1957 in the original comedy Measure for Measure. Later he performed in Hostile Witness (1966), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1968) and Who's Who in Hell (1974). His last performance, Holiday (1995-1996), premiered in December of 1995 at Circle in the Square Theatre. Theatre World, founded in 1945 by Daniel Blum, is America's oldest annual record of Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional theatre, referenced by industry professionals, historians, students and theatre fans worldwide. Until 1998, when a separate nonprofit corporation was established, Theatre World's editorial staff bestowed the prestigious Theatre World Awards for outstanding Broadway and Off-Broadway debuts. Screen World (from 1950) and Dance World (from 1966), administered from the same office, furnished comprehensive information on those entertainment genres. Lightly toned around the edges. Fine condition.
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