LOWELL THOMAS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/06/1976 - HFSID 31697
LOWELL THOMAS Signed typed letter sending holiday greetings to a friend Typed Letter signed: "Lowell Thomas", 1 page, 7¼x10½. Pauling, N.Y., 1976 December 6. On personal letterhead to "Dear 'Rush'". In full: "Many thanks for your card.
Sale Price $102.00
Signed typed letter sending holiday greetings to a friend
Typed Letter signed: "Lowell Thomas", 1 page, 7¼x10½. Pauling, N.Y., 1976 December 6. On personal letterhead to "Dear 'Rush'". In full: "Many thanks for your card. Where I'll be on Christmas is still uncertain. Alaska -- maybe, mebbe. Wherever you are, I hope it will be a glorious one, followed by the best of all years. Solong". 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. The addressee, "Dear Rush," was Charles J. Russhon (1911-1982), a US Air Force photographer who later served as liaison on the early James Bond films. Fine condition.
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