LOWELL THOMAS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/10/1981 - HFSID 31694
LOWELL THOMAS Signed, typed letter on back of a membership certificate in the Tall Story Club. Typed Letter signed: "Lowell", 1 page, 6¼x4. No place, 1981 April 10. On verso of an illustrated membership certificate for Charles J.
Sale Price $108.00
Signed, typed letter on back of a membership certificate in the Tall Story Club.
Typed Letter signed: "Lowell", 1 page, 6¼x4. No place, 1981 April 10. On verso of an illustrated membership certificate for Charles J. Russhon in The Tall Story Club, with a facsimile signature of Thomas as Grand Giraffe of the Tall Story Club. In full: "These birthdays now come in a hurry. This time I had hoped to be out in the Himalayas. Many thanks for remembering. All the best." In 1935, Thomas became the voice of Fox Movietone News, the newsreel service widely distributed throughout movie houses in the United States. He narrated the newsreels for the next 17 years (1935-1952) and was heard weekly by an audience of almost 100 million people. Thomas also narrated This is Cinerama (1952), the first movie made in the Cinerama process, and wrote the screenplays for a number of 1975 Lowell Thomas Remembers documentaries that spanned the years 1930 to the early 1960s. He was also the author of over 50 books on travel, comment and adventure, including 1924's With Lawrence of Arabia. Charles RUSSHON was a U.S. Air Force officer who served as liaison in five of the James Bond films, appearing briefly in Thunderball. In the film, Goldfinger, a sign "Welcome General Russhon" is posted at Fort Knox. Thomas and other members of the Tall Story Club must have been proud. Slightly soiled. Nicked in upper right corner. Mounting tape remnant at top center. Otherwise, fine condition.
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