Screen used prop from The Late Show With David Letterman - Custom made paper color copy dust jacket on this 10" x 10" real book that has a title that reads " 5 DOZEN WAYS TO SAY THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE INCORRECTLY" with two samples also listed, I Pledge some Leeches... In a bag" and "I bet it's Regis... The book is actually "Whitefish Will Rides Again" with this fake dustcover. He was manning the booth with fellow Late Show crew members.
This prop was screen used and not designed to last more than a week or two. As such, it is faded, stained, has curling edges with nicks and wear on the back cover. The warp can be fixed by leaving this book under a heavy flat weight for a month or so. Even with these faults, please remember this is a one of a kind piece of Late Show History and you will never see another one as this was the only one ever made.
The book is 10" x 10" and has 15 pages in the original book. Tony Mendez, a cue card handler who became a popular member of David Letterman's onscreen gang of real-life characters, died July 29, 2021 at his Miami Beach home. His death was confirmed by former companion Andrew Corbin to.
A cause was not disclosed. Mendez, born in Havana, Cuba, was among the Late Show With David Letterman staffers who became regular onscreen presences and even stars in their own right, a roster that also included stage manager Biff Henderson, announcer Alan Kalter and assistant Stephanie Birkitt. Tenure in the role Letterman dubbed "cue card boy, " Mendez even hosted a popular series of online videos, called. Mendez had occasionally handled cue cards for Letterman during the earlier NBC.
Late Night With David Letterman. Era, taking over the role full-time when the host moved to CBS in 1993. Mendez's time with the show came to a widely reported end in 2014 when he physically assaulted Bill Scheft, one of Letterman's writers. According to news reports at the time, Mendez and Scheft had been arguing over a cue card change, and the following day Mendez approached the writer, grabbed his shirt and shoved him against a wall.
Mendez was fired from the show seven months before Letterman himself signed off. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Television Memorabilia\Props\Originals". The seller is "zipphoto" and is located in this country: US.
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