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    Bruce Lee Handwritten Letter Signed "Bruce" Written to Bob Baker Regarding Lee's European Trip Where He Taught His Martial Arts Techniques to Director Roman Polanski and Procuring "Holy Stuff" Before Leaving for Hong Kong. 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., 6 March 1970, 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 his trip to Europe where he visited London and taught his martial arts techniques to friend and director Roman Polanski in Switzerland. "Just returned from my European trip where I was in Switzerland and London." Lee became "a sifu to the stars" and was a "karate advisor" during the filming of Dean Martin's spy-fi film The Wrecking Crew (1968) where he trained Polanski's wife, Sharon Tate.

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


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