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    A Handwritten Speech, Circa 1975. Penned in blue ballpoint ink by Wayne on lined yellow notepaper, reading in full "If Spencer & Bogie / were around they / would be envying / me this experience. / This lady adds color & vitality / not only to the scene but to the day. Course / she('s) a little more / conservative than I, but / who isn't," with additional doodles and notes around the margins; evidently about Katharine Hepburn, but its purpose is not known; included with a file copy of a letter Wayne sent to Hepburn, dated "May 26, 1978," reading in part "I couldn't get enthused over the play. I don't / claim to qualify as a judge of the quality of this / material; but on material for John Wayne, my / instinct has been a little better than average."
    11" x 8 1/2"


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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    The Personal Property of John Wayne DVD
    In this behind-the-scenes documentary, Ethan and Patrick Wayne share their memories of growing up with a Hollywood legend, and reveal why the time is right for the auction of the personal property of their movie-star father. Includes an exclusive look at the one-of-a-kind items from Wayne's extraordinary life. A must-have collector's DVD for all Wayne fans. DVD sales benefit the John Wayne Cancer Foundation. Order your copy of this remarkable DVD for just $19.95 today.
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