Bing Crosby Signed Photo and Letter to Colonel Tom Parker. A two-page typed letter on personal letterhead, dated May 13, 1957, from crooner Bing Crosby to Elvis' manager, Colonel Tom Parker, signed by Crosby in blue ink. It reads in part: "Thank you so much for your recent letter. I am happy that you were pleased with what I had to say about your young man, Elvis Presley. I honestly think he's a great performer and under your astute guidance, he's going to be a big star for a long time." Crosby continues by discussing cigars, how difficult it is to get money out of Bob Hope, and how crooners have begun to fall out of favor with the studios. Also included is a b&w 8" x 10" photo of Crosby inscribed to Parker and signed by the singer in black ink. The letter is in Excellent condition with a mailing crease, and the photo is in Fine to Very Fine condition with moderate toning, some wear to the corners, and s tape stain to the top edge. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Graceland.

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