Lot 136: Brett Jeremy



2015-07-10 15:41:50

Lot 136: Brett Jeremy: (1933-1995) English Actor, Famous For His Portrayal Of Sherlock Holmes. An Early A.L.S., Jeremy, Three Pages, 8Vo, Berkswell, Near Coventry, 4Th January 1958, To Arnold [Weissberger, The American Theatrical Lawyer]. Brett Announces 'Isn'T It A Dreadful Admission - I Hope All Actors Are Not Like Me - But My Favourite Xmas Card This Year Was The Photograph Of Myself That You Sent Me!' And Continues 'I Read In My Paper This Morning That Adler Has Married Our Sally Anne Howes - How Splendid - She'S A Very Talented Girl Indeed And About The Only Female Musical Star That England Has Produced For Quite Some Time'. Brett Also Refers To His Own Activities, Informing His Correspondent 'I'M Going On A Holiday To Austria For A Fortnight'S Re-"Juveniling" Period! So You Can Imagine Me Careering Down Mountain Sides Either On Skis Or My Bottom, I Hope The Former!' And Again Refers To Fellow Actors, 'Coral Has Had Lovely Notices For Her Helena In "The Dream" At The Vic. I Have Not Seen It Yet, But Intend To At The First Opportunity. I Read In The "Time" Magazine That Roddie Mcdowall Had Given An Excellent Performance In A Play On Broadway - Please Offer Him My Congratulations.' Two Staple Holes And A Crease To The Upper Left Corner Of Each Page, Only Very Slightly Affecting The Date And One Word And Not The Signature, Otherwise Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £100 - 120
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