JOHN A. WILLIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 316840
Sale Price $162.00
JOHN A. WILLIS
The Theatre World Editor writes a letter to a Mr. Mitchell, sending him a check (Not included) for the use of his portrait
Autograph letter signed: "John", in pencil, 1 page, 8½x11. In full: "Dear Mr. [illegible] - Attempts to contact you by the phone have been futile. However, I will [illegible] to try in word to explain the situation relation to the Tudor picture. Enclosed is a check for 26.25 for the use of the portrait [items not included]. Best wishes for a happy holiday season! Sincerely". John A. Willis (1916-2010), active in Theatre World from the beginning, became its chief editor in 1965, holding that position until 2008. Willis is regarded as one of the foremost theatre and film historians of the 20th century. While producing (and presenting) the annual Theatre World Awards, Willis also served on the nominating committee for the Tony Awards. Theatre World, which received its own Tonyfor Excellence in Theatre in 2001, continues under chief editor Ben Hodges. Corners slightly worn and creased. Light surface creases. Normal mailing folds. Lightly toned. Otherwise, fine condition.
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