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    A Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier-Received Exuberant Fan Letter, 1958. One page of business notepaper, dated "Tuesday Jan 14, 1958," handwritten in black ballpoint ink to Laurence Olivier and later passed along to MM by her co-star (as indicated by an attached sheet of paper reading "With the Compliments of Sir Laurence Olivier"); letter expresses a Mr. C. Henry Crowther's adoration (bordering on obsession) of MM in "The Prince and the Showgirl;" reading in part "I cannot express the / joy and exhilarating uplifting when / I see her, her radiant beauty, her / wonderful hair... / I gurgle, / laugh, cry, clap, I am entranced / she is so utterly lovely... / I am overwhelmed, I've never seen anyone / so lovely, she must be delightful / to know, she looks so good... / I could go on for hours... / I would like to send her a present... / to show / my gratitude for the joy she has brought / into my life..." and continuing on in that fashion.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2011
    13th Tuesday
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