W.C. FIELDS. ALS: "Willie", 2p, separate sheets, 8½x11. Bel Air, Cal., Sunday (October 15, 1939). Original envelope addressed by Fields to: "Miss Jane Fowler/National Park College/Forest Glen/Maryland". Lightly creased. Fine condition. Jane Fowler was the daughter of his friend, Gene Fowler. Fields had developed a crush on Jane but the affection was unreciprocated. To "my dear nice niece Janey pie". In full: "Thanks for your letter of the 11th, but first I want to tell you that I was coming to forest Glen and engage quarters close to the college, listen to the lesson and get a little added education. Further I could watch you and see that you took your salt peter but when I read your envelope, 'W. C. Feilds' [he has circled the "ei"] I swooned. My own plum, do they not teach you I before E except after C. Suppose after our wedding you go to the Cadillac agency and say 'two 16's, one sport roadster and one coupe, hand the gentleman in attendance a check for $17,000.00 and you sign it 'Jane Feilds.' You do not like the jailhouse any more than I do. If as much. Dear do be careful. I answered your dear wire after I got the necessary funds together to pay for it but I made a mistake and sent it care of Booker T. read more...
Actors & Actresses from the 2000s | Album Leafs
EDDIE BRACKEN Blue album leaf signed by Bracken in blue ink, with a small b/w magazine photo and bio of him Inscribed album leaf signed "To Bob/Eddie Bracken" in blue ink. With blue notations near lower edge. 5½x4¼ with rounded right corners. With 1½x2½ magazine photo on verso. read more...
Sale Price $108.00
BORIS KARLOFF Yellow album leaf with a small magazine photo of Boris Karloff, signed by him in blue ink Inscribed album leaf signed "To Peter/Boris Karloff in blue ink. With black ink notations at bottom edge in unknown hand. 4¾x2¾ with rounded right corners. read more...
Sale Price $616.25
ORSON WELLES Citizen Kane director signs a 5½x4¼ album leaf Inscribed Signature: "To Barry/Orson Welles," 5½x4¼ album leaf. Multi-talented actor, director, producer and screenwriter Welles (1915-1985) is perhaps best known for causing national hysteria. read more...
Sale Price $221.00