ROSALIND RUSSELL - CHECK ENDORSED 09/10/1947 CO-SIGNED BY: FREDERICK BRISSON - HFSID 83281
Sale Price $216.00
ROSALIND RUSSELL and FREDERICK BRISSON
The Hollywood couple endorse a check for $1600.00
Check endorsed: "For Deposit only/Mrs. Frederick Brisson/Rosalind Russell" and check signed: "Frederick Brisson" as President of Independent Artists, 8¼x3. Los Angeles, California, 1947 September 10. Check No. 339 drawn on the Independent Artists, Inc., RKO Studio account at the Bank of America, payable to her for $1600.00. In notes: "Reim. a/c donation to Nursery School for Visually Handicapped Children". Nominated for Best Actress Academy Awards for My Sister Eileen (1942), Sister Kenny (1946), Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) and Auntie Mame (1958), the beautiful and stylish ROSALIND RUSSELL (1908-1976) shone in romantic comedies. She was frequently cast as an efficient career girl who traded witticisms with her leading men, appearing in such films as His Girl Friday (1940) and Take a Letter Darling (1942). Known for her charity work, Russell received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 1972, a special Oscar. FREDERICK BRISSON is an American film producer born on March 17, 1912 in Copenhagen. The son of Carl Brisson, he began as an associate producer and publicity man on his father's last two British films. He accompanied his father to Hollywood and there he operated an advertising, publicity and talent agency. Frederick has since presented such plays and musicals as The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, Five Finger Exercise, The Caretakers and Coco. He has also produced the screen versions of some of his plays as well as other films. Russell and Brisson were married from 1941 until her death in 1976. Cancellation holes and bank stamp on verso, not at signatures. Fine condition.
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