Lot 2518: Boris Karloff Typed Letter Signed

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2015-10-29 11:50:38

Lot 2518: TLS, one page, 6.75 x 8.75, August 22, 1934. Letter to Albert Hergesheimer. In full: "Perhaps my most important superstition is the continuance of the chain of events which have proved fortunate. For example, in making 'Frankenstein' a few years ago after all the hours spent in the make-up room, in going to the set it happened that I always turned to the right as I left the make-up room. As you know, it was a very lucky picture for me so now, whenever I leave the make-up room I always turn to the right even if it means a longer walk to the particular set I am going to. This sounds rather silly but there you are!" Double-matted and framed with a portrait of Karloff in his famous role to an overall size of 21 x 15. In fine condition. Karloff letters discussing Frankenstein in such explicit detail are extremely scarce, with this example having absolutely remarkable content about his transformation into the iconic monster. RR Auction's RR Auction: Entertainment & Pop Culture Thursday, 12th November 2015 Estimate: $1000-2000
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