MAJOR LANNY ROSS - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED CIRCA 1942 - HFSID 156383
LANNY ROSS Ross signs on a 5½x3¾ card in black ink Autograph sentiment signed: "Sincerely/Lanny Ross" on verso of postal card, 5½x3¾. New York, New York, 1942 March 16. Pencil note (unknown hand) at lower margin: "Lanny Ross, Tenor Singer".
Sale Price $144.00
Ross signs on a 5½x3¾ card in black ink
Autograph sentiment signed: "Sincerely/Lanny Ross" on verso of postal card, 5½x3¾. New York, New York, 1942 March 16. Pencil note (unknown hand) at lower margin: "Lanny Ross, Tenor Singer". Addressed on verso (unknown hand) to a collector in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Lancelot Patrick "Lanny" Ross (1906-1988) began his career in the 1930s as a radio crooner, best known for singing "Moonlight and Roses". Over the next two decades, he would host the NBC radio show, Show Boat, appear on radio and TV versions of Your Hit Parade and host his own TV series, The Swift Show (1948). Ross also appeared in several feature films, including Yours Sincerely (1933), Melody in Spring (1934), College Rhythm (1934), The Lady Objects (1938), Gulliver's Travels (1939; animated, as the voice of Prince David), Stage Door Canteen (1943) and Banjo (1947). He later hosted an episode of The Bell Telephone Hour in 1962. Lightly creased and soiled. Postal markings touch the "S" of Sincerely. Rectangular shading on verso. Overall, fine condition.
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