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    Mabel Normand Letter with Great Content Requesting the Name and Telephone Number of a Bootlegger! A silent screen superstar seeking a bootlegger -- what could be more evocative of Hollywood's Roaring '20s? Here's a handwritten-in-pencil, two-page note, in which Mabel asks her secretary for "the address of Freeman's bootlegger -- I mean the one you deal with for me and also his telephone number..." Mabel goes on to write that she'd had "very bad news" about her right ear, signs off with a reminder to send the bootlegger's address and "...most important (his telephone number)," initials the note and adds, "Be happy Betty I love you." Excellent condition. This is an endearing little letter, handwritten by "the Female Chaplin" with a very desirable reference to the Prohibition era.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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