ROBERT "BOB" CUMMINGS - DOCUMENT DOUBLE SIGNED 05/22/1982 - HFSID 173090
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ROBERT "BOB" CUMMINGS
The Emmy Award-nominated star of Love That Bob signs a form for an interview on a program for KABC Radio, during which Cummings, who was the godson of Orville Wright, discussed flying and acting
Document Double Signed: "Bob Cummings" and initialed "B.C.", 1p, 8½x11. No place, but probably Los Angeles, California, 1982 May 22. Form for Cummings' appearance on Ray Briem's late-night program on KABC-AM (790) in Los Angeles. Cummings, whose interview was heard from 12:07 a.m.-1:56 a.m., discussed "flying-acting". Typed synopsis of the interview at lower margin. In full: "He said that he was on tv much to the displeasure of film producer Jack Warren. He said that Oroville (sic, Orville) Wright is his godfather after his doctor-father saved the aviators (sic) life. He stated that he was issued the first flight instructors (sic) ratings on earth...he said that ratings were issued because of misinfo." Cummings was the godson of Orville Wright, who taught him to fly. Cummings, who piloted his own plane for most of his life, was a pilot during WWII and he was issued Certificate No. 1 when the government began issuing flying instructors' licenses. RAY BRIEM, who worked the midnight-5:00 a.m. shift, was famous for his calls around the globe. The long-time on-air personality for KABC was honored for his work in radio with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 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. Ink "X" at upper margin above Briem's name. Three file holes at blank left margin. Fine condition.
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