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    Bruce Lee Handwritten Letter Signed "Bruce" Written to Bob Baker, Informing Him to Forget About Sending "Stuff" as "Excessive Indulgence of Them Just Isn't in My Road in Jeet Kune Do." Written by Lee to friend, confidante, and fellow Fist of Fury actor Robert "Bob" Baker, one-page, front and back (8.25" x 11"; 210 mm x 279 mm) plain paper. Accompanied by original (8.25" x 4"; 210 mm x 102 mm) transmittal envelope, postmarked from Los Angeles, CA. 17 June 1970, written in Lee's hand, Mr. Bob Baker / 28625 Rochelle Ave. / Hayward, Cal. 94544. Expected folds with minor stains and handling.

    Postmarked the very day of the release of Stirling Silliphant's A Walk in the Spring Rain, on which Bruce Lee served as martial arts choreographer. Here he informs Baker that he's backing away from indulgence, which does not align with his discipline and practice of Jeet Kune Do. "I feel that I have "gained" in tying them, but excessive indulgence of them just isn't in my road in Jeet Kune Do." Lee also makes mention of lower back pain. A major back injury would occur just a few months later in August while lifting weights without proper warm-up.

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


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2021
    16th-18th Friday-Sunday
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