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S. Z. Sakall

Making his name change official

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Making his name change official

Hungarian-born character actor (1883–1955), known as “Cuddles” because of his rotund build, who appeared in such classic films as Casablanca and In the Good Old Summertime. TLS, one page, 7 x 10.5, July 23, 1943. Sakall writes to the Screen Actors Guild. In part: “This is to notify you that I have decided to use the name S. Z. SAKALL instead of SOKE SAKALL. Will you be kind enough to change your records accordingly….” In very good condition, with intersecting folds (vertical fold to last name), small staple-related tear, and tiny water spot to a few letters of last name. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #332 - Ended April 16, 2008