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A group of 12 items by vintage Hollywood stars from the estate of Kitty Carlisle. Includes: KATHARINE HEPBURN, T.L.S. to "Fran" 1982 declining to send a photograph, as she always did; ESTELLE PARSONS, A.L.S. [n.d.] to Kitty sending thanks for hosting a meeting; GEORGE ABBOTT, A.L.S. 1984, thanking Kitty for a script and adding: "It seems to me that a musical could be made from the story of a try-out with two fine characTer women...; JOHN GIELGUD, A.L.S. sending thanks for a dinner party; HAROLD PRINCE, A.L.S. 1995 sending thanks; MARLENE DIETRICH, S.P. 5" x 7", a printed sepia image boldly signed;FRED ASTAIRE and IRENE DUNNE, signatures on a playbill for "Roberta"; WILLIAM S. PALEY, A.L.S. 1982, sending thanks for a note; JULIE ANDREWS, A.L.S. 1993 sending thanks for tulips and other social content; LAUREN BACALL, A.L.S. [n.d.], sending thanks and signed "Betty B.". Along with MRS. VINCENT ASTOR, A.L.S., and one other not identified by us. Fine condition, most with transmittal envelopes. From the Allan McGuire Collection of the Letters of Kitty Carlisle Hart.

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