1940. unbound. 1 page, 10 x 7.75 inches, no place, April 20, 1940, recipient's stamp in the lower left corner. Written by the American film director, writer, producer, and actor, giving thanks for an opening night telegram, in part: "...My only regret is that I haven't a big part, but it's late in the season and I couldn't get anything else this year any more..." Custom framed in a gray matte with a photo of Lumet. The outer measurements of the frame are 15.25 x 23.75 inches. Fine condition.