Partly-printed Typed Document Signed.

AMECHE, Don (1908-93).

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This amiable American leading man of the late 1930s (best known for "The Story of Alexander Graham Bell") appeared in dozens of films well into the 1990s; he became more popular than ever late in life, appearing in "Trading Places" (1983) and winning an Oscar for the 1985 film "Cocoon." Partly-printed TDS, 1p, 9¼" X 3", Hollywood, CA, 1936 August 8. Near fine. Pale orange check drawn on the California Bank, typed out to "CASH" in the amount of $150.00 and boldly signed in black ink by Ameche. Normal bank perforation cancellations (not touching signature). An attractive piece from quite early in Ameche's career -- his film debut had only occurred the previous year. It wasn't until 1939 that his most famous role as Alexander Graham Bell would make him a household name -- and actually make the name "ameche" synonymous with the telephone, as in "You're wanted on the ameche!" Accompanied by an 8½" X 11" reproduction of an early head-and-shoulders caricature of a smiling young Ameche. Bookseller Inventory # 40809

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Title: Partly-printed Typed Document Signed.

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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