Andre ‘Bandi’ De Toth, enterprise studio director receives his Valentine present early on February 7, 1947 from his wife, screen star Veronica Lake. The gift being a Navion airplane purchased from North American Aviation Corp. by Veronica out of the salary she made while working in the De Toth directed film, Ramrod, produced by Harry Sherman for Enterprise studio. The side of the plane reads, “To Bandi from Ronn.” The words are set within the outline of a heart pierced by an arrow.
Andre De Toth and Veronica Lake were married from 1944-1952. De Toth was Veronica Lake’s second husband. The couple had two children, Andre Anthony Michael III (Michael De Toth), and a daughter, Diana.