Alfred Hitchcock Signed Letter to Billy Wilder. An astounding letter from one great motion picture director to another! This single-page, typed letter on Hitchcock's personal stationery is dated June 29, 1960, and reads "Dear Mr. Wilder, I saw THE APARTMENT the other day. I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed it, and how beautifully made. [sic] I felt this so much that I was impelled to drop you this note. Kindest regards, Alfred Hitchcock." Hitch, whose shocking classic Psycho had opened two weeks earlier, was an excellent judge of quality, apparently, as Wilder went on to win the Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay for the film. The letter is signed by Hitchcock in black ink, and the "Dear Mr. Wilder" is written in his hand as well. The letter is in Very Fine condition with mailing creases, two punch holes to the top edge, and some minor wrinkling and edge wear. From the Billy Wilder Archive. Accompanied by a COA from PSA/DNA.

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