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    Letters from Sir John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson. Gielgud was considered arguably the greatest stage Hamlet of the 20th Century, and one of only nine people ever to have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony. Richardson was, along with Olivier and Gielgud, of of Britain's three giants of classical theater, a character star who once said: "I have so many makeups that sometimes I have feared that when I go to wipe it off there will be nothing left underneath." This lot offers three very gracious Gielgud letters (one of which thanks Jeanne for her "sincere criticism"), all on his stationery. The Richardson letter was written while the actor was serving in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, and thanks Jeanne for for her letter after a broadcast he had made. In Very Fine condition, with desirable form and content from two of the world's most highly respected actors. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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