MARIO ALCALDE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/31/1953 - HFSID 317098
Sale Price $252.00
The screen and stage actor types and signs this letter to founder Daniel Blum, forwarding along publicity materials to appear in the forthcoming issue of Theatre World
Typed letter signed: "Mario Alcalde", in black ink, 1 page, 8½x11. Accompanied by the actor's unsigned résumé. New York City, January 31, 1953. To "Dear Mr. Blum," in full: "Attached is the form which you sent me on January 21. The 8x10 pictures requested have been sent under separate cover. Your interest is appreciated. Very truly yours." Mario Alcalde (1926-1971) was an American screen and stage actor, best remembered by audiences as Chuck Atwell on TV's Peyton Place (1968-1969). Alcalde also appeared in The F.B.I. (1967-1968), McCloud (1970) and Dead Ringer (1964). On stage, he made his debut in Captain Brassbound's Conversion (1950-1951), and later he performed in The Flowering Peach (1954-1955) and Diamond Orchid (1965). Daniel Blumfounded Theatre World in 1945, serving as its chief editor until his death in 1964. Aided by Norman McDonald and John A. Willis (his successor as chief editor), Blum also conceived what would become the prestigious Theatre World Awards for promising new actors in the New York stage, Broadway and later off-Broadway as well. Toned. Multiple mailing folds. Fine condition.
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