LOWELL THOMAS - TYPED NOTE SIGNED 11/06/1980 - HFSID 31698
LOWELL THOMAS He signs a brief, typed letter bidding an old friend "Solong." Typed Note signed: "Lowell", 1 page, 7¼x10½. Pawling, N.Y., 1980 November 6. On personal letterhead, in full: "Here's to you 'Rush'. Solong".
Sale Price $90.00
He signs a brief, typed letter bidding an old friend "Solong."
Typed Note signed: "Lowell", 1 page, 7¼x10½. Pawling, N.Y., 1980 November 6. On personal letterhead, in full: "Here's to you 'Rush'. 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. Lowell Thomas died in August 1981. His longtime correspondent Charles J. "Rush" Russhon, a US Air Force photographer and advisor on the early James Bond films, died in November 1982. Mailing folds. Fine condition.
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