Document: dbr026 [view transcript]
Letter: Jacksonville, Florida to Ben Stein, Macon, Georgia, 1927 Sept. 23
author: Seligman, Mort
extent:  p.
date: September 23, 1927
summary: Letter from Mort Seligman, of the New Frolic Theatre in Jacksonville, Florida, to Ben Stein, owner and manager of the Douglass Theatre, dated September 23, 1927, regarding the rental cost of the film The Millionaire. Seligman tells Stein he has received a letter from the Micheaux Film Corporation that reports that Stein is booked with The Millionaire. He asks for confirmation and for the rental price Stein is paying. The Millionaire, released in 1927, starred Grace Smith, J. Lawrence Criner, Lionel Monagas, Cleo Desmond, Samuel T. Jacks, E. G. Tatum, and Chicago Defender editor Robert S. Abbott.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
Page:  [view image]
We are in receipt of a letter from Micheaux Film Corp [Corporation] in which he states that he has booked you with "The Millionaire" Colored picture for your exhibition Oct [October] 27 and 28,
Kindly advise me if this is so and what rental you are paying,
Trusting that business is good, and with kindest regards, I am
[Signed] Mort Seligman]