Fatty Arbuckle Handwritten Letter to his Wife. In one of Hollywood's most notorious scandals, the career of comedian Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle came crashing down in 1921, after he was accused of complicity in the death of a young actress after a wild party. This four-page handwritten letter to his first wife, Minta Durfee, is dated September 4, 1924, and reads in part: "You are entitled to a little pleasure and comfort yourself, so go for it, I'm for you 100 percent. Please don't mention what I have said to Marie as I love her and wouldn't hurt her feelings for anything in the world but just the same you are the first one to be considered." The kind words belie the monstrous and vulgar image many reporters had painted of the tragic comic actor. In Fine condition with a small punch hole at the top of each page, fold creases, and a rusty paper clip mark to the first page. Also included is the original mailing envelope addressed by Arbuckle to Minta. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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