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    Clifton Webb and His Mother Stay in Touch. Mabelle Webb was the mother of actor Clifton Webb. She was a frustrated stage actress and began guiding her son into an acting career in his early childhood. She was his secretary, business manager and living companion until her death in 1960 at age 90. This lot includes several items: a handwritten Western Union Cablegram form from her to son Clifton in London; a three page handwritten letter from Clifton to his mother postmarked January 17, 1944; a long two page "gossipy" letter from mother to son with a clipping mentioning the death of Googoo, Clifton's parrot and postmarked January 21, 1944; two 5" x 7" B&W photos of the two together; and an invitation to the both from Mr. and Mrs. Clark Gable to the wedding of their daughter. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2005
    8th Saturday
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