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    W.C. Fields Handwritten Letter. A two-page letter to Carlotta Monti handwritten by Fields in pencil, dated January 11, 1939. In part: "You say your voice has improved. But if you cannot commercialize on it it will do you very little good and cause others who have to listen to it quite a bit of nervousness." Monti was Fields mistress during the 1930s and '40s; they separated for a time, during which she relocated to New York to pursue a singing career. In 1971 she wrote the bestseller W.C. Fields and Me: Memories of the Great One by the Woman Who Lived With Him for 14 Years. the letter is in Very Fine condition. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

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    July, 2011
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