Tom Hanks Writes A Great Letter On A 1934 Smith Corona Typerwriter

letter tom hanks typewriter letter bribe 1934 smith corona


On July 13 2012, Tom Hanks wrote a great letter typed on the 1934 Smith Corona sent him as a ‘bribe’.


tom hanks typewriter letter bribe 1934



13 July 2012


Dear Chris, Ashley, and all the diabolical genuies at Nerdist Industries.

Just who do you think you are to try to briibe me into an apperance on your ‘thing’ with this gift of the most fantastic Cornona Silent typewriter made in 1934?

You are out of your minds if you think… that I… wow, this thing has great action… and this deep crimson color… Wait! I’m not so shallow as to… and it types nearly silently…


I will have my people contact yours and work out some kind of interview process…

Damn you all to hell,

(Signed, ‘Tom Hanks’)



tom hanks typewriter letter bribe 1934 smith corona

Via: Chris HardwickKeira Rathbone’s typewriter art

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