JEANE DIXON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/06/1993 - HFSID 270185
JEANE DIXON Jeane Dixon sends a typed letter to Phyllis Diller of thanks for the research. Typed Letter signed: "Love/Always/Jeane", 1p, 8½x11. Washington, D.C., 1993 May 6. On letterhead of her charity, Children to Children, to actress/comedienne Phyllis Diller.
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Jeane Dixon sends a typed letter to Phyllis Diller of thanks for the research.
Typed Letter signed: "Love/Always/Jeane", 1p, 8½x11. Washington, D.C., 1993 May 6. On letterhead of her charity, Children to Children, to actress/comedienne Phyllis Diller. In full: "'Thank you' very much for your exhaustive researches! Too much is happening to tell you in a single letter. At least it must be of some satisfaction to you to have a fellow saxophone player in the White House ... though I am by no means sure how much that is going to do for the rest of us. Keep up all those Phyllis Pruitt Poindexter skills -- they may come in handy again ... and you might take another fur safari under the kitchen sink. Again, thank you so very much for all your work. Know that I appreciate it. And, Phyllis, please take care of your health and keep in touch. With love"." Astrologer JEANE DIXON (1918-1997) became a celebrity after predicting the election and assassination of John F. Kennedy. Her annual predictions were widely publicized, and Dixon wrote seven books as well as a daily horoscope column published in a number of newspapers. Her celebrity clients included Ronald and Nancy Reagan. Dixon was also an influential Washington socialite. Comedienne PHYLLIS DILLER (1917-2012), known for her outrageous appearance, zany outfits, distinctive laugh and a stand-up act that featured frequent references to her fictional husband, "Fang", and zingers about her sex appeal and numerous plastic surgeries, got her big break in March 1955 (at age 37), when she debuted at San Francisco's Purple Onion club. A subsequent appearance on The Tonight Show hosted by Jack Paar launched her national career, which got a big boost after Bob Hope saw Diller in a Washington, D.C. club. A favorite of the comedian, Diller would appear in three of Hope's films and 23 of his TV specials. Diller, who recorded her first comedy record album in 1959, took her groundbreaking "funny hausfrau" act to nightclubs and television variety shows and specials and she also appeared on the big screen. Her feature film credits include Splendor in the Grass (1961), The Fat Spy (1966), Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966), The Sunshine Boys (1975) and The Silence of the Hams (1994), and she provided the voice of the Queen in A Bug's Life (1998). By 2000, the comedienne, who had trained as a concert pianist before her marriage (1939-1965) to Sherwood Anderson Diller, had appeared as a piano soloist with 100 symphony orchestras across the U.S. Despite retiring from nightclub/stage tours in May 2002 at the age of 84, Diller continued to make films (Motorcross Kids, 2004; Forget About It, 2005) and occasionally appear on TV programs, including two episodes of 7th Heaven (2002, 2003) and a guest shot on The Wayne Brady Show (2004). Fine condition.
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