W. C. FIELDS Signing as "The great man/Continental Claude", he pens a letter to his mistress Carlotta in New York Autograph Letter signed: "The great man/Continental Claude", 1p, 8½x10¼. On lightweight airmail paper. No place, no date, but with original envelope postmarked Los Angeles, Hollywood, December 27, 1939. Addressed by Fields to Miss C. Douglas [Carlotta Monti], Hotel Marie Antoinette, Broadway at 66 St., New York City. Torn flap. Creased, soiled and worn. Unrelated notes on verso (unknown hand). In full: "Something or other was at ah La Cava's Morales you know her and she enquired about you. I told her you were making the grade in N.Y. That you had been on here to attend your case but returned. She expressed regrets she had not seen you. She made La Cava a sweater. I think I admired the sweater and she suggested making me one. Being continental and never forgetting the days of chivalry I accepted graciously. She evidently knows Margo and they are coming some afternoon to measure me. Do you think I should order a pair if drawers too? This thing is running into a book, so will saw off. Keep well- and think for pastime. Always my best and most important wishes. M.M. sends Love." Creased, folds, lightly nicked edges. W.C. 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