LOWELL THOMAS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 31617
LOWELL THOMAS He signs a typed letter apologizing for a late reply, noting "... as usual, I have been in motion - out of the country most of the time ..." Typed Letter signed: "Lowell Thomas", 1 page, 7¼x10½, affixed to 8½x11½ sheet. New York, N.Y., no date
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He signs a typed letter apologizing for a late reply, noting "... as usual, I have been in motion - out of the country most of the time ..."
Typed Letter signed: "Lowell Thomas", 1 page, 7¼x10½, affixed to 8½x11½ sheet. New York, N.Y., no date. On letterhead of the Hotel Utah to "Miss Corinne R. Manning". In full: "Many, many thanks for your letter. The reason you have not heard from me is, as usual, I have been in motion -- out of the country most of the time during the past 18 months. Long 'ere this, I am quite sure your letter has answered itself. At any rate, I have returned to find myself buried under an avalanche of mail. With 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 shows through lightly at corners. Mounting sheet irregularly trimmed along left edge. Otherwise, fine condition.
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