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    A James Cagney Collection of Letters from Famous Friends, 1940s-1960s. Approximately 100 letters and notes that were sent to the actor over the course of three decades, a few of which are from other celebrities (and signed by them in various colors of mostly fountain pen ink) including (in alphabetical order): Richard Barthelmess, Ralph Bellamy, Harry Brand, Bob Hope, Elia Kazan (who briefly mentions "On The Waterfront"), Jerry Lewis, Ethel Merman, Robert Montgomery, Fess Parker, Mary Pickford, Dick Powell, and Ed Sullivan, among a few others; the rest comprise correspondence from well-known (to the industry) film executives, titans of industry, and various Cagney family members; of special interest are the dozens and dozens of carbon copies of Cagney's responses -- overall, a fun collection illustrating how Cagney maintained his personal and professional friendships for virtually the whole of the 20th century!
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    November, 2017
    11th Saturday
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