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Major Lanny Ross Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

MAJOR LANNY ROSS
Born: January 19, 1906 in Seattle, Washington
Died: April 25, 1988 in New York City, New York
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Lanny Ross (1906-1988) began his career in the 1930s as a radio crooner, best known for singing "Moonlight and Roses". Over the next two decades, he would host the NBC radio show, Show Boat, appear on radio and TV versions of Your Hit Parade and host his own TV series, The Swift Show (1948). Ross also appeared in several feature films, including Yours Sincerely (1933), Melody in Spring (1934), College Rhythm (1934), The Lady Objects (1938), Gulliver's Travels (1939; animated, as the voice of Prince David), Stage Door Canteen (1943) and Banjo (1947). He later hosted an episode of The Bell Telephone Hour in 1962.
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  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 325020
    LANNY ROSS Handwritten letter from Ross thanking a fan for a gift of linen, going on to quote Captain Henry from his radio series Show Boat Autograph letter signed: "Lanny", in black ink, 6x7. New York City, New York. In full: "Dear Bill, Thank you for your thoughtful letter, and the gift of the Linen.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/11/1980  - HFSID 22909
    LANNY ROSS Handwritten, signed letter from Ross saying he thinks it is "very enterprising" for the recipient to ask for his autograph, but in return his students must participate in a limerick contest Autograph letter signed: "Lanny Ross", 1p, 6x9. No place, 1980 July 11. To Mr. Heimleyer.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED CIRCA 1942  - HFSID 156383
    LANNY ROSS Ross signs on a 5½x3¾ card in black ink Autograph sentiment signed: "Sincerely/Lanny Ross" on verso of postal card, 5½x3¾. New York, New York, 1942 March 16. Pencil note (unknown hand) at lower margin: "Lanny Ross, Tenor Singer".

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 289540
    LANNY ROSS Youthful photo of Ross, Inscribed in person to collector Saul Goodman Inscribed photograph signed: "To Saul/many good wishes/Lanny Ross". Sepia, 8x10. Lancelot Patrick "Lanny" Ross (1906-1988) began his career in the 1930s as a radio crooner, best known for singing "Moonlight and Roses".

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 183782
    LANNY ROSS Black and white photograph of a smiling Ross in a dark suit, signed to a fan in black ink "Sincerely" Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Clyde Edomunu/Sincerely/Lanny Ross". B/w, 7¾x10.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 342361
    LANNY ROSS The "Moonlight and Roses" crooner signs 4x6 photo in light blue ink Inscribed photograph signed: "To Harry/ Good Luck/ from Lanny Ross" in light blue ink. B/w, 4x6. Lancelot Patrick

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 342126
    LANNY ROSS Sepia toned publicity photograph of a smiling Lanny Ross, signed by the vocalist "Sincerely" Photograph signed: "Sincerely/Lanny Ross", in black ink, Sepia 8x10. Affixed to slightly larger cardstock.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH 1934  - HFSID 278083
    LANNY ROSS Youthful photo signed in 1934 Photograph signed: "Lanny Ross/1934". Sepia, 8x10. Lancelot Patrick "Lanny" Ross (1906-1988) began his career in the 1930s as a radio crooner, best known for singing "Moonlight and Roses".

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH 1966  - HFSID 84698
    LANNY ROSS Black and white publicity photograph of Ross signed to a fan, writing "Here's looking at you", dated 1966 Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Bill Buckley/Here's looking at/you - straight/in '66 - and on/Lanny Ross". B/w, 8x10. Photograph by Augusta Berns.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - CHRISTMAS / HOLIDAY CARD SIGNED  - HFSID 75684
    LANNY ROSS Christmas Card bearing the entertainer's image and signature Christmas Card signed: "Lanny Ross", 4¼x3¼. Imprinted: "Greetings/of the/Season/Lanny Ross". Photograph of Ross, b/w with brown hue, 1½x1¾, imprinted at left margin.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - CONTRACT SIGNED 03/22/1948  - HFSID 178235
    LANNY ROSS Contract for Ross' appearance on The Swift Show for a $400-$550 a week pay scale, signed in black ink in 1948 Contract signed: "Lanny Ross", in black ink, 8½x11. 4 pages. March 22, 1948. 2 unidentified signers. Contract between Lanny Ross and McCann-Erickson, Inc.

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - CONTRACT SIGNED 05/08/1946  - HFSID 178230
    LANNY ROSS Signed contract for Ross' services as a singer and artist for six recording sessions for the sum of $650.00 for each recording session Contract signed: "Lanny Ross" in ink, 1½p, 8½x11, separate sheets. No place, 1946 May 8. Contract in letter form to Associated Program Service, Inc., New York City.

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - CONTRACT SIGNED 06/07/1946 CO-SIGNED BY: VIRGINIA TRAVERS - HFSID 178232
    LANNY ROSS Contract for the publication of his anthology Songs My Mother Taught Me through Compton Advertising, Inc., agreeing that all royalties from the anthology will be donated to the Veterans Administration Contract signed: "Lanny Ross", "Virginia Tavers", in black ink, 8½x11. 2 pages. June 7, 1946.

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - CONTRACT SIGNED 07/30/1946  - HFSID 345589
    LANNY ROSSThe singer who performed on radio, television, and film signed this contract in agreement with William Morris Agency, Inc. Contract Signed: "Lanny Ross" in blue ink on verso. One page. Text on front and back. 8½x11. Dated July 30, 1946.

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - CONTRACT SIGNED 10/10/1949  - HFSID 178234
    LANNY ROSS Signed contract for Ross' likeness, voice, and image to be used in promotion for Camel Cigarettes for the sum of $1,000, dated 1949 Contract signed: "Lanny Ross", in black ink, 8½x13. October 10, 1949. License to William Esty Company, Inc.

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - CONTRACT SIGNED 11/15/1950  - HFSID 178233
    LANNY ROSS Signed contract for Ross' likeness, voice, and image to be used in promotion for Camel Cigarettes, dated 1950 Contract signed: "Lanny Ross", in black ink, 1 page, 8½x11. "Peter Zimmerman" merits further research. November 11, 1950. Printed copy of a license to William Esty Company, Inc.

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - DOCUMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 178231
    LANNY ROSS A signed Assignment of License from the entertainer, voluntarily transferring and licensing his image and likeness to Snader Telescriptions Corp. Document signed: "Lanny Ross", 1p, 8½x11. Beverly Hills, California, no date but circa the 1950s.Headed: "Artists Contract/Exhibit A".

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • MAJOR LANNY ROSS - SELF-CARICATURE SIGNED  - HFSID 16107
    LANNY ROSS Self-caricatures and signature in red ink on a 5x3 card Self-Caricatures signed: "Lanny Ross", 5x3 card. Ross has drawn his right and left profiles.Lanny Ross (1906-1988) began his career in the 1930s as a radio crooner, best known for singing "Moonlight and Roses".

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • MELODY IN SPRING MOVIE CAST - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: ANN - HFSID 289900
    MELODY IN SPRING MOVIE CAST Paramount publicity photograph for the 1934 film Melody In Spring, inscribed to collector Saul Goodman. Inscribed Photograph signed: "To Saul/Lanny Ross" and "To Saul/Sincerely/Ann Sothern", B/w 10x8. The 1934 film Melody In Spring was directed by Norman Z.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

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