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    Anthony Quinn Signed Letter to Sammy Davis Jr. Single-page, typed letter on personal stationery, dated November 28, 1960, from Quinn to Davis congratulating him on his marriage to second wife May Britt. It reads in part: "I am sincerely sorry that such a great event as your wedding, went by without a wire or an acknowledgement by me. (Not that you need it, but my affection for you does.) I can't tell you how much hope I have for your happiness, and May's. You both deserve it." The wedding was the cause of some controversy, as at that time interracial marriages were forbidden by law in 31 states out of 50, and only in 1967 were those laws abolished by the Supreme Court. Signed "Tony Q." in blue ink, the letter is in Excellent condition with two faint fold creases and very mild wear. From the Sammy Davis Jr. Estate. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2006
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