MAJOR LANNY ROSS - CONTRACT SIGNED 03/22/1948 - HFSID 178235
LANNY ROSS Contract for Ross' appearance on The Swift Show for a $400-$550 a week pay scale, signed in black ink in 1948 Contract signed: "Lanny Ross", in black ink, 8½x11. 4 pages. March 22, 1948. 2 unidentified signers. Contract between Lanny Ross and McCann-Erickson, Inc.
Sale Price $414.00
Contract for Ross' appearance on The Swift Show for a $400-$550 a week pay scale, signed in black ink in 1948
Contract signed: "Lanny Ross", in black ink, 8½x11. 4 pages. March 22, 1948. 2 unidentified signers. Contract between Lanny Ross and McCann-Erickson, Inc. for Ross to appear on a series of live television programs entitled: "The Swift Show" for a graduating pay scale starting at $400.00 per week and ending at $550.00 per week. signed in black ink on left center of fourth page, also by representative of above named company and his agent William Morris Agency. 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. Virginia Travers was the Radio Press Head for Compton Advertising, Inc. Binding holes on top margin. Corners lightly worn and creased. Staple holes in upper left. Toned. Normal mailing folds. Light surface creases. Edges worn and creased. Pencil and ink notes (unknown hand). Otherwise, fine condition.
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