LOWELL THOMAS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/24/1965 - HFSID 295364
LOWELL THOMAS The newscaster writes on letter on his personal letterhead informing a woman that he is not on the Round-the-World plane that she thought he was. Typed Letter signed: "Lowell Thomas", 1 page, 7¼x10½. New York, New York, 1965 November 24.
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The newscaster writes on letter on his personal letterhead informing a woman that he is not on the Round-the-World plane that she thought he was.
Typed Letter signed: "Lowell Thomas", 1 page, 7¼x10½. New York, New York, 1965 November 24. On his personal letterhead written to "Dear Miss Himes". In full: "Your letter was just brought to my attention. I presume you thought I was going to be on board the Round-the-World plane. Too bad these were not sent to someone on the plane, at Burbank. I am sure they would have been glad to have taken them along. Sincerely 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. Normal mailing folds. Fine condition.
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