ROGER CARAS - AUTOGRAPH NOTE ON PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED - HFSID 212206
ROGER CARAS The wildlife writer and TV personality is shown petting a rhinoceros. Signed with an encouraging note. Autograph note on photograph signed: "For Al-/nothing is too/big for you/to handle/Hang in there./Best/Roger Caras". B/w, 10x8.
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The wildlife writer and TV personality is shown petting a rhinoceros. Signed with an encouraging note.
Autograph note on photograph signed: "For Al-/nothing is too/big for you/to handle/Hang in there./Best/Roger Caras". B/w, 10x8. American wildlife expert Roger Caras (1928-2001) was raised in an animal loving family. His parents allowed him to foster pets at an early age during the Depression, the same time he found his first job at the SPCA shelter. While he pursued a degree in Zoology, his studies were interrupted by the Korean War, after which he switched career goals to cinema. Working as a press secretary for Hollywood moguls like Joan Crawford, and later as vice president of Stanley Kubrick's production company Hawk Films (1965-1969), Caras made his broadcasting debut in 1964 on NBC's The Today Show as a "house naturalist", a reoccurring position which lasted nearly a decade. He also was a featured reporter on ABC News with Peter Jennings, Nightline, 20/20 and Good Morning America. Most famously, he was a long time host of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. A writer of over 70 books on animals (Monarch of Deadman Bay : the life and death of a Kodiak bear, Celebration of dogs), Caras became the 14th President of the ASPCA in 1991, serving, until his retirement in 1999. Lightly bowed. Lightly creased in lower margin. Ink note (unknown hand) on verso. Fine condition.
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