LOWELL THOMAS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/31/1935 - HFSID 31470
LOWELL THOMAS He signs a 1935 typed letter on personal letterhead. Typed Letter signed: "Lowell Thomas", 1 page, 5½x8½. New York, N.Y., 1935 May 31. On personal letterhead to "Dear Miss Manning". In full: "Many thanks for your very interesting letter.
Sale Price $108.00
He signs a 1935 typed letter on personal letterhead.
Typed Letter signed: "Lowell Thomas", 1 page, 5½x8½. New York, N.Y., 1935 May 31. On personal letterhead to "Dear Miss Manning". In full: "Many thanks for your very interesting letter. I am enclosing my signature herewith. Best wishes. Cordially yours". Lowell Thomas (1892-1981), co-founder of Capital Cities broadcasting, began his network radio evening newscasts on September 29, 1930 and continued until May 14, 1976, a mark unparalleled in the broadcast industry. Millions were familiar with his distinctive radio sign-off: "So long until tomorrow." 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. Mounting adhesive remnants on verso show through lightly over most of letter, touching "Thomas" of signature. Otherwise, fine condition.
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