Lot 172: Wayne John



2016-02-24 17:00:43

Lot 172: Wayne John: (1907-1979) American Actor, Academy Award Winner. T.L.S., John Wayne, One Page, 4To, Hollywood, California, 30Th September 1960, To William H. Longenecker Jr. Wayne Writes 'Since Our "Ad" Appeared In Life Magazine, We Have Had Many Wonderful Letters Sent To Us (Among Which I Am Including Yours) To Remind Us When We See The Writings Of Certain Pseudo-Sophisticates Of Our Country, Who Would Belittle The Words: "Honesty" - "Courage" - "Honor", That There Are Still Many, Many People In America Who Appreciate Our Heritage And Realize The Price That Was Paid For Our Legacy' And Continues 'Naturally, I Make Pictures For Commercial Reasons, But I Hope This Particular Production Will Add To The Literature Of What America Stands For'. A Letter Of Good Patriotic Content, Accompanied By A Copy Of Longenecker'S Letter To Wayne, Relating To His Performance As Davy Crockett In The Film The Alamo. Slight Traces Of Former Mounting At The Head Of The Page, Not Affecting The Text Or Signature, Otherwise Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction featuring The David Smith Collection & The Collection of a Gentleman March 2016 Saturday, 5th March 2016 Estimate: £200 - 300
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