ROBERT "BOB" CUMMINGS - APPLICATION SIGNED 11/13/1937 - HFSID 259083
ROBERT "BOB" CUMMINGS The "Actor-Singer" applies for membership in the American Federation of Radio Artists in 1937, the year he appeared in four feature films. Application Signed: "Robert Cummings" on first page, on which Cummings has also printed his name, 2p, 6½x8½, front and verso.
Sale Price $488.75
ROBERT "BOB" CUMMINGS
The "Actor-Singer" applies for membership in the American Federation of Radio Artists in 1937, the year he appeared in four feature films.
Application Signed: "Robert Cummings" on first page, on which Cummings has also printed his name, 2p, 6½x8½, front and verso. Hollywood, California, 1937 November 13. Headed: "Application for Membership/in the/American Federation of Radio Artists". Cummings, who has written his address on the front, has listed his occupation as "Actor-Singer", checked the box for Active membership and written "Actors Equity & Screen Actors Guild" on line for other organizations in which he is a member and answered "yes" to a question relating to him being a member in good standing of the above organizations. In 1937, Cummings appeared in four feature films: The Last Train from Madrid, Souls at Sea, Sophie Lang Goes West and Wells Fargo. Known primarily as a comic actor in films from the early 1930s, Robert "Bob" Cummings (1910-1990), born Charles Clarence Robert Orville Cummings, could handle meaty dramatic roles when they were offered (King's Row, 1942; Dial M for Murder, 1954). His frequent TV work included the hit series, The Bob Cummings Show, which also known as Love That Bob (1955-1959), for which he was nominated for Emmy Awards in 1956, 1957, 1958 and 1959. Cummings was also nominated for an Emmy for his role as Bob S. Beanblossom in My Hero, and he won an Emmy Award for an appearance in "Twelve Angry Men", an episode of the TV anthology series, Studio One. Lightly creased with folds, light vertical fold at the left loop of the "R" in Robert. The fold also passes through four other words of his writing. Minor stains at blank areas. Ink note (unknown hand) at lower margin. Light show through of print and writing on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.
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