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    A Lauren 'Betty' Bacall Handwritten Letter, 1979. Penned in blue felt-tip ink on personalized stationery, sent to JW in Newport Beach, CA, dated "7 May 1979" (from the postmark), reading in part "I have never been able to / tell you how much your standing up / for me in 'Blood Alley' days meant / to me. I wanted to say it on 'The / Shootist' - never could somehow.../you have the guts of a lion.../ I want you to know how terrific / you are and how really glad I am / to know you - you give more than (you) know / I send you much love- / constant thoughts / Betty;" with original transmittal envelope; a truly heartfelt note from a longtime colleague sent the month before Wayne passed away.
    9" x 7"


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
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