Claude Rains Handwritten, Signed Letter and Original Envelope

Rains, Claude

Published by Sandwich, NH, 1965
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Title: Claude Rains Handwritten, Signed Letter and ...

Publisher: Sandwich, NH

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition: G+

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One page handwritten letter on his letterhead. Letterhead: Claude Rains, Lower Corner, Sandwich, New Hampshire. Letter: " 2.27.65 My wonderful wife dies on the last __ of '64'. I cannot - at the this time write any more letters. Please respect my grief Cd". 7 3/4" by 5 1/2". Folded three times with a couple slight spots. Comes with the orginal envelope stamped Fed 27, 1965 with 5 cent stamp. Handwritten name and address on the front from Rains. John Soistee? 210 Clinton Avenue Brooklyn NY 11205. Rare personal letter. Rains acting career spanned 46 years and included such films as The Invisible Man; Mr Smith Goes to Washington; Casablanca; The Wolf Man; Notorious and Lawrence of Arabia. Bookseller Inventory # 038290

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