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    Claude Rains' Handwritten Cards. These three cards bearing Rains' sentiments include a postcard of Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Maine, addressed to "Mrs. Claude Rains," postmarked August 16, 1954, and noting that he was to see "Bette" (Bette Davis, who had a home in Maine at that time), signed "M"; a "Child with Dog" postcard from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, to an unaddressed recipient, asking "Did you see the show or were you up to your neck in you know what" and signed "CC"; and a colorful Christmas/New Year's card from the Players Club signed "Poopie" with a message on the reverse: "wear the humming birds for luck - at an audition perhaps, since they are noted for the ability to fly upward! Claude." All writing is in fountain ink and the cards are in Fine to Excellent condition. From the Claude Rains Estate Archive.

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    June, 2009
    5th-6th Friday-Saturday
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