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    Lot of Warner Baxter Letters and Correspondence. Rakish stage and screen star Warner Baxter (1889-1951) claimed to have an early pre-disposition toward show business, once stating that as a child he discovered a boy a block away who would eat worms and swallow flies for a penny. "For one-third of the profits, I exhibited him in a tent." A matinee idol in the silents, he came to prominence as the Cisco Kid in 1929, winning an Oscar in the process. This lot features 16 individual letters, one from Baxter himself, the rest from his secretary Olive Kerr and various representatives, to a fan, Mrs. M. Rolls of Vancouver, sent between February 4, 1937 and January 19, 1942, each in its original mailing envelope. The letters are in very nice condition, with some wear and aging to the envelopes. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2005
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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