MELVYN DOUGLAS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/29/1968 - HFSID 313719
Sale Price $198.00
Douglas sends thank you note to acquaintance
Typed Letter Signed: "Melvyn Douglas". 1p, 6½x10. No place, April 29,1968. On his personal, red monogrammed stationery. To James Lowe, in full: "What a very gracious note. Thank you so much. Enclosed is the photograph you requested [item not included]. Thank you again." Melvyn Douglas (1901-1981), born Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg, won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor forBeing There(1979) and for his portrayal of Paul Newman's dying father in Hud (1963). He wasnominated for the Best Actor Oscar for I Never Sang for My Father (1970). Although Douglas began his acting career on the stage, he would grace the big screen for 50 years after making his film debut in 1931 in the early "talkie", Tonight or Never. His long list of feature film credits include Annie Oakley (1935), Captains Courageous (1937), Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948), The Americanization of Emily (1964), The Graduate (1965), The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979) and Being There (1979). Douglas also appeared in a number of made-for-TV films. He died at the age of 80, just before the release of his final film, Ghost Story (1981). Fine condition.
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