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    A Director & Producer Group of Signed Correspondence, 1950s-1970s. All typed on professional letterhead or personalized stationery, all signed by the senders in various types of ink; Including (in chronological order): 1) from Jerry Wald, sent to JW in Los Angeles, CA, dated "March 28, 1958," thanking him for participation in the Academy Awards show; 2) from Aaron Spelling, dated "21 February 1963," regarding Wayne's appearance on the "Dick Powell Show," 3) from Otto Preminger, circa 1965, reading in full "Love Otto;" 4) from Robert Evans, sent to JW at the "studio," dated "March 16, 1967," regarding an invite to the Academy Awards; 5) a similar note from Robert Evans, dated "January 22, 1968," 6) from Mervyn LeRoy, dated "March 6, 1968," regarding thanks for a signed photograph; 6) from Mervyn LeRoy, circa 1968, regarding congratulations on "Hellfighters;" 7) from Jack L. Warner, dated "November 24, 1969," regarding thanks for a wire; 8) from Jack L. Warner, dated "January 5, 1972," regarding congratulations for being the "No. 1 box office star of 1971;" 9) from Otto Preminger, dated "December 26, 1973," regarding a meeting with an academic; 10) a file copy of Wayne's response to Preminger, dated "January 2, 1974," stating he'd talk to the academic; 11) from Norman Lear, dated "September 11, 1974," regarding thanks; 12) from Leonard Maltin, dated "June 27, 1977," regarding being a fan; an interesting selection showing how involved Wayne was in the film industry on many different levels. (Please go to our website to see images for each piece.)
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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