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Collection of Mid-20th Century Show Business, Theater, Broadcasting, and Advertising Related Correspondence on Letterhead

Auction:
2478
Lot:
192
Sold for:
$59$50

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Auction:
Discovery - 2478
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 14, 2009 2:00PM

Description:

Collection of Mid-20th Century Show Business, Theater, Broadcasting, and Advertising Related Correspondence on Letterhead, including business, hotel, personal, etc.

Provenance: Gordon Allison, in 1935 began his career as an actor with a New York Shakespearian repertory theater company and continued his involvement on stage, in print, or in production until his death in 1986. His career as a critic and reporter began in 1937 when wrote for the Newark Sunday Call. In 1945 he had a column "Night Club" in the New York Herald Tribune adding television a few years later, and in 1954 became the theater and television editor for Look magazine. He entered TV production in 1956, first at the Colgate Comedy Hour, then The Millionaire, The Jack Paar Show, Dotto, The Doctors, Dr. Simon Locke, and in 1972, Police Surgeon. In 1976, Mr. Allison founded the Power House Theater for the New Canaan Town Players in Connecticut.
Estimate $100-150

Keywords

Gordon Allison, actor, critic and reporter, reporter, Newark, New York Herald Tribune, Night Club, theater and television editor, Simon Locke, Police Surgeon, Connecticut

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