DescriptionA Theda Bara Interesting Handwritten Letter, Circa 1916. One page, on personalized notepaper, penned in black fountain pen ink, reading in full: "My Dear Mr. Norman, / Thank you so much for your charmingly/ frank letters. In answer / to your first I will say that / any public appearance is made under protest & not / of my own free will & gift. / I quite agree with you / that the illusion is completely / destroyed - so there is no / war between us. / And artistry is more or / less (of a necessity) chameleon in nature / so please forgive her / this once for / being a...." -- sadly, the second page of the letter is missing, but overall, a compelling (albeit brief) insight into Bara's thoughts on her famous 'persona;' included with its original transmittal envelope also penned in Bara's hand to a "William Norman / Englewood Cliffs / New Jersey."
10" x 6 3/4"
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