KATHARINE CORNELL - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 178269
KATHARINE CORNELL. ALS: "Affectionately/Kit", 1p, 5¼x6¾. Boston, no date, Friday. On letterhead of The Ritz-Carlton to "Dear Jo and Harry". In full: "Thank you a thousand times for te (sic, the) heavenly supper party.
Sale Price $324.00
KATHARINE CORNELL. ALS: "Affectionately/Kit", 1p, 5¼x6¾. Boston, no date, Friday. On letterhead of The Ritz-Carlton to "Dear Jo and Harry". In full: "Thank you a thousand times for te (sic, the) heavenly supper party. I blush when I remember how I gabbed but you were so charming in making me feel that you were interested." Shaded at perimeter from prior framing, touching the lower portions of the "K" and "t". Stray ink mark at upper margin. Overall, fine condition. With unsigned photograph, b/w, 5½x5 overall, image 4¼x4 (one surface). Captioned at lower margin: "As Candida". Light black mark at upper right blank margin. Fine condition. Stage and screen actress Katharine Cornell (1898-1974), who was known as "The First Lady of the American Theater", won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for Anthony and Cleopatra (1948). She also appeared in a number of feature films, including Stage Door Canteen (1943), and narrated The Unconquered (1954), the story of Helen Keller. Two items.
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