LOWELL THOMAS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/29/1938 - HFSID 167365
Sale Price $180.00
He signs a typed 1938 letter on his personal letterhead, adding a handwritten postscript.
Typed Letter signed: "Lowell", 1 page, 5½x8½. New York, New York, 1938 June 29. On personal letterhead to "Dear John". In full: "I wish I could make it, but every Wednesday I am obliged to be here in New York, helping turn out the Fox Newsreel. On that job we only [sic] Monday and Wednesday nights. However, my wife and I will be delighted to run over some other evening. Best regards." Autograph postscript: "P.S. No glasses reported. Sorry!" 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. Faint pencil notation to left of signature. Otherwise, fine condition.
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