Thursday, January 17, 2008

Special deliveries from Hollywood

Valerie Zehl of the Press & Sun- Bulletin wrote an interesting article about Virginia Seath Grover, 88, who back in the 30s and 40s would write and ask movie stars for their autographs on cacheted envelopes on which she had drawn their portraits and had had cancelled on their birthdays.

Such illuminaries as Don Ameche, Robert Taylor, Myrna Loy, Bing Crosby,Fred Astaire, Virginia Bruce, Judy Garland, Dorothy Lamour, Norma Sheaver, Katharine Hepburn, Claudette Colbert and others all responded.

Grover has also been inducted into the American First Day Cover Society's Court of Honor for her cachets.

To read the entire article, click here.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM