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BARRYMORE, Ethel (1879-1959). Autograph letter signed ("Ethel Barrymore"), to Gladys George, New York, n.d. 2 pages, 8vo, bifolium, on 52 East 64th Street stationery, very light toning to margins. Barrymore writes Gladys about her performance: "Please let me thank you for one of the very very few memorable evenings I have ever spent in the theatre." -- COHAN, George M. (1878-1942). Autograph letter signed ("George M.), in pencil, to Jules Goodman, n.p., Saturday, n.d. 1 page, 4to, creases. "I like everything but I wouldn't be good in the part... Thanks old boy for your thought of me." -- GRIFFITH, D.W. (1875-1948). An archive of tributes. 8 pages, 4to, each bearing the 10-cent D.W. Griffith stamp, postmarked "Beverly Hills, California, May 27, 1975, First Day of Issue", each sheet with a tribute to the movie pioneer by an actor or actress. Comprising tributes from: Lillian Gish (who spearheaded the campaign to have the USPS issue a stamp in Griffith's honor), Jimmy Stewart, Helen Hayes, Blanche Sweet, and others. -- LANGTRY, Lillie (1852-1892). Autographed letter signed ("Lillie"), to Mr. Rose, n.p., n.d. 3 pages, 8vo, bifolium, on 21 Pont Street stationery, creased, a few pale stains. "I rehearse tomorrow for the first time. Haven't the slightest idea what Buchanan's play is or anything about it." -- ZIEGFELD, Florenz (1869-1932). Autograph letter signed ("Flo"), to theater owner Charles B. Dillingham, New York, n.d. ("Wednesday"). 1 page, 4to, on Ziegfeld Danse de Follies stationery, light ink transfer and minor staining to lower blank margin. "Is there anything more...please keep me posted." -- Together, 5 manuscripts.
Estimate $ 700-900
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California