In the three years that followed, he found himself getting 'famous,' with many radio appearances, oratorios and concerts. At the fresh age of twenty five he chooses to try his hand at Hollywood. He thought maybe he could catch the rising tide of this 'talkie fever' and become a movie star as well. The photo above is a Hollywood promo shot from that time circa 1930 (see On the Wings of Vocal Wisdom...on Wib Part III).
Among the many items found on E-bay in 2003. Once meant for me fifteen years prior at his death but denied me by his wife at the time. She died and her nurse's aide got it all.
See 'Wib Part 1'