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    Clifton Webb Memoir Draft and Notes. Clifton Webb's life was remarkable, both for the sterling work he performed on stage and screen and for the celebrated company he kept. This packet is a virtual time machine back to his elegant lifetime and lifestyle, with over 300 typed pages of notes and drafts for his never-published memoir, including his annotations. The notes are dated May 9, 1949, and include the typed copy of his Current Biography submission of 1943, which the actor presumably used for his own research. Webb's stories cover Greta Garbo, Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Tallulah Bankhead, Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Frank Sinatra, Beatrice Lillie, Libby Holman, Danny Kaye, Gertrude Lawrence, Boris Karloff, Grace Moore, Katharine Cornell, Gregory Peck, Libby Holman, Jeanne Eagles -- most of the greatest names in a half-century of Broadway and Hollywood history. A truly unique and personal curio of a star and his era, in Excellent condition.

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    April, 2007
    14th-15th Saturday-Sunday
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