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It was during the time of these written letters that Bette Davis endured the height of her success! Highlights include her tempestuous role as a Southern belle who goes too far to make fiancT Henry Fonda jealous in 'Jezebel' (1938),which garnered her second Oscar for Best Actress, and other notable movies as 'Dark Victory' (1939) nominated for Best Actress, 'The Letter' (1940) nominated for Best Actress, and 'Little Foxes' (1941) nominated for Best Actress. Three one-page letters, two with original mailing envelopes, on her personal stationery. Quotes from these letters to autograph collector L. Allan Smith, read as such "I appreciate your remarks concerning my attitude towards my Fans - I really do cherish their support and interest in me and feel that through my sincere regard for them and my personal attention to their letters makes me a wee bit worthy of their wonderful loyalty and support! ... I think it only right to try to show one's appreciation to the many fan friends who take an interest in an artist's career, and whilst it does make my time for rest, quite short, I feel that I want these friends to know that I do personally appreciate their interest... I do try hard to keep in touch with all my Fan friends - it does keep me very busy, but however, my fans are the one who put me where I am... I too, as you know, am a Massachusettes-ite!!" She passed away in 1989. Black fountain pen signatures that that have some minor bleeding.
Lot of (3) Fantastic Bette Davis 1938-1941 Typed Letters Honoring Her Adoring Fans
Lot of (3) Fantastic Bette Davis 1938-1941 Typed Letters Honoring Her Adoring Fans
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Auction closed on: 5/18/2001