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    Bruce Lee Handwritten Letter Signed "Bruce" Written to Bob Baker Regarding Lee's Location Scouting Trip to India with James Coburn and Stirling Silliphant for The Silent Flute. Written by Lee to friend, confidante, and fellow Fist of Fury actor Robert "Bob" Baker, one-page (8.25" x 11"; 210 mm x 279 mm) on printed "Jeet Kune Do" personal letterhead stationery featuring gold and red yin and yang symbol and black Chinese characters indicating "Using no way as way" and "Having no limitation as limitation" representing Lee's personal hybrid philosophy on martial arts. Accompanied by original (9" x 4"; 229 mm x 102 mm) transmittal envelope, postmarked from Los Angeles, CA., 16 February 1971, written in Lee's hand, Mr. Bob Baker / 28625 Rochelle Ave. / Hayward, Cal. 94544. Expected folds with minor stains and handling.

    Bruce Lee writes to Bob Baker about a location scouting trip he took to India with James Coburn and Stirling Silliphant for their film project The Silent Flute. Lee mentions his chronic back pain, jet lag and the February 9th San Fernando / Sylmar Earthquake. In part: "India was quite nice...I'm still recovering from the trip, all the plane & car ride messed up my back somewhat though it's not serious." During this trip to India, Lee was inspired to write Game of Death.

    Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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