Auction No. 113

Famous personalities, Art, Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 500
Estimate $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
Sold for $ 1,342
Including buyer's premium

Letter with a nice, impressive signature in fountain pen by one of the greatest directors in history. Sent to Ed Sullivan's assistant and right-hand man with an apology from Hitchcock for not being able to attend the show's eighth birthday.

The letter was sent from Hitchcock's office at the Warner Brothers' studios to Carmine Santullo, who was staying at the time at the Hotel Delmonico in New York (which was later bought by Donald Trump and became Trump Park Avenue).

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (1899-1980) was a British film producer and director. He was considered one of the greatest film directors of all time. He was known as the "master of suspense and thrillers."

Ed Sullivan (1901-1974) was an American television broadcaster. He became famous during the 1950s-1960s.

[1] leaf, 21x27cm. Official stationery of the Warner Brothers Studios, typewritten and signed in black ink. includes the envelope. Very fine condition. Two folds crosswise. Framed.

Category
Illustrious Personalities