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    Donnie Dunagan Fan Letters and Photos. After Donnie Dunagan won fame in such films as Mother Carey's Chickens, Son of Frankenstein and Bambi, fan mail came to him in Hollywood from all over the country. Many of the fans, in addition to writing letters, sent photographs, and here are 16 pages (32 sides) of pictures from Donnie's fans all over the country, from the years 1938 to 1940. The pictures are compelling - people posing in elegant dresses or costumes or bathing suits, with siblings or pets or favorite toys, many of the pictures signed by the fans. Donnie's family added the names and hometowns of the fans under the pictures, and while many celebrities would have quickly discarded such mail, these pictures have survived nearly 70 years in Donnie's personal collection. Page size is approx. 7" x 9" with some chips and tears in the paper; size of photos varies. This collection is a true curio, and a rather touching example of how fans wanted to share their sentiments, and images, with the people they admired on movie screens. From the Donnie Dunagan Archive.

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