NELSON OLMSTED - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/03/1984 - HFSID 40472
NELSON OLMSTED Handwritten letter from the actor known for his work in the different mediums of entertainment media that includes his thoughts on what he considered to be his most important roles Autograph Letter signed: "- Nelson Olmsted" in black ink, 1p, 7¼x10½.
Sale Price $288.00
NELSON OLMSTED Handwritten letter from the actor known for his work in the different mediums of entertainment media that includes his thoughts on what he considered to be his most important roles Autograph Letter signed: "- Nelson Olmsted" in black ink, 1p, 7¼x10½. No place, 1984 November 3. On personal stationery containing his embossed signature toward the top of the page. To “Dear Mr. Axelrod”. In full: “You asked for some items regarding my career and I am enclosing them./ To me, the most important show was one I did for NBC for 10 years out of Chicago and New York. The script I enclose dates back to NBC's Red Network, which explains the red on the script cover. The old Blue Netword became ABC./ I also did a story-telling show for 17 years for Pacific Power + Light./ It all began 50 years ago in Texas. I covered all the branches - Radio, TV, and movies./ Yrs”. Script not included. Nelson Olmsted (1914-1992), who was sometimes billed as Nelson Olmstead, began his career as a popular radio actor in the 1950s, hosting radio shows for NBC out of Chicago and New York for ten years and hosting Stories of Pacific Powerland, a story-telling show for Pacific Power & Light, for 17 years. Olmsted, who made his film debut in 1959's Middle of the Night, appeared in several feature films, including That Touch of Mink (1962), Diary of a Madman (1963), Dear Heart (1964), Fitzwilly (1967) and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), as well as in made-for-TV movies. He was also a frequent guest star on TV shows ranging from The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre in 1950 to Kojak in 1973. He was well known for his recordings of Edgar Allan Poe stories, including "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Pit and the Pendulum", and "The Fall of the House of Usher". Lightly toned. Otherwise, fine condition.
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