Lot 163: Pickford & Fairbanks



2016-02-24 17:00:42

Lot 163: Pickford & Fairbanks: Mary Pickford (1892-1979) Canadian-American Actress, Academy Award Winner. T.L.S., Mary Pickford, One Page, 8Vo, N.P. (Hollywood, California), 18Th October 1919, To Miss May A. Raynard, On A Folding Letter Card, The Printed Verso Advertising Pollyanna. Pickford Informs Her Correspondent 'I Am Not Thinking Of Retiring At Present, In Fact I Love My Work So That It Will Be Hard For Me To Ever Give It Up, Although I Know That Day Will Have To Come Sometime.' She Further Writes 'I Am Very Busy Now On My Next Picture, "Pollyanna". Perhaps You Have Read The Book. I Am Quite Enthusiastic About It Myself, And I Think It Is One Of The Best Parts I Have Ever Had'. A Couple Of Neat Tears To The Left And Right Edges, Not Affecting The Text Or Signature; Douglas Fairbanks (1883-1939) American Actor, Academy Award Winner. Pickford And Fairbanks Were Married From 1920-36. T.L.S., Douglas, One Page, 4To, Hollywood, California, 30Th August 1929, To Gus Edwards At Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios. Fairbanks Apologises For Not Having Contacted His Correspondent Earlier Regarding 'The Song For Mary', Adding That She Has Been Ill For A Few Days And That They Must Leave For New York Tomorrow, Further Remarking 'I'M Sorry It Will Not Be Possible To Use Your Suggested Theme, As Mary Has Definitely Decided On Her Next Play. We'Ll Home For Better Luck Next Time….' . Two Neat Tears At The Edges Of The Folds To The Right Edge, Not Affecting The Text Or Signature. G To About Vg, 2 International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction featuring The David Smith Collection & The Collection of a Gentleman March 2016 Saturday, 5th March 2016 Estimate: £100 - 150
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