Lot 163: Laurel Stan



2015-07-10 15:41:54

Lot 163: Laurel Stan: (1890-1965) English Film Comedian. A Good A.L.S., Stan Xxxxx, Two Pages, 4To, N.P. (Los Angeles, California), 13Th January 1938, To His Third Wife Vera Ivanova Shuvalova ('My Vera Darling Xx'). Laurel Announces 'Here Are The Pictures (No Longer Present) I Took Last Monday - Didn'T They Turn Out Good!' And Continues 'I Think You Will Like The House Dear & Am Sure You Will Be Very Comfortable There. We Start To Move In On Sunday…..I May Have To Work This Afternoon & Again On Friday. I Hope You Are Having A Good Rest Dear & Enjoying Yourself….I Went To Bed Right After I Talked To You Last Night & Had A Swell Sleep - Didn'T Wake Up Till 8-30 This A.M. I Do Miss You My Baby & Am Eager To See You Again Xx It Won'T Be Long Now So Don'T Get Lonely Darling - Have A Real Good Time & Be Happy Like I Want You To Be. I Will Call You This Evening Dear As Soon As I Get Back Home. Bye Bye My Sweetheart - I Love You More & More Each Day & I Am Thinking Of You Always & Now That I Have Julius To Drive I Don'T Have To Worry About Red Lights Or What Road I Have To Take!!' Laurel Concludes His Charming Letter, 'Fondest Love Ever My Vera, Your Affectionate Husband….' . Accompanied By The Original Printed Stan Laurel Productions Inc. Envelope Hand Addressed By The Comedian To Mrs Stan Laurel At Colonial House In Palm Springs, California. A Rare Letter From Laurel To His Wife. A Couple Of Very Minor, Neat Splits At The Edges Of A Couple Of Folds, Vg Laurel Had Married The Russian Singer Vera 'Illeana' Ivanova Shuvalova (1910- ) On 1St January 1938, Shortly Before The Present Letter Was Written. Their Short Lived Marriage Was, In Contrast To The Present Letter, Stormy And Involved Heavy Drinking, Fights And Arrests By The Police Resulting In Appearances In Court. The Couple Divorced In May 1940. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £200 - 300
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