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Description: American playwright and composer Channing Pollock signed this friendly typed letter in which he thanks the Pach Brothers for sending him a photograph they had taken of him in the past. The letter reads: “Gentlemen, Thank you for sending me the photograph you took of me twenty years ago; I find it most interesting. At present I am desperately busy with my production of ‘Mr. Moneypenny’, but as soon as I have a little free time, I shall be glad to come to you for another sitting.”

Channing Pollock (1880-1946) began his career as the drama critic for The Washington Post and went on to produce numerous theatrical productions and films, including The House Beautiful (1931).

The Pach Brothers was a well-known New York photography studio run by two German-born brothers, Gustavus and Gotthelf Pach. The Pach Brothers did photographic portraits of numerous notable people, including U.S. President Benjamin Harrison.

Typed on an 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ sheet of “Channing Pollock Productions, Inc.” imprinted stationery. Item #A01707

Condition: Mailing fold lines, a newspaper clipping with biographical information on Pollock has been glued to the bottom left blank corner, and there are mounting remnants on verso. Generally good condition with a large, bold signature.