August 26, 2021 Rock & Roll, Entertainment, Sports and Americana
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/26/2021

Offered are two short letters handwritten and signed by legendary author Tennessee Williams. Both were sent to actress Olive Deering in the mid-1970s and have been framed and matted together with their original envelopes and a period photo of Williams. The first was sent on June 25, 1974, and reads " I have assureed Miss Olive Deering tha she shall have sole rights in the United States to perform the femail leads in my plays 'Portrait of a Madonna' and 'I Can't Imagine Tomorrow', for one year from the date of this letter. Sincerely Tennessee Williams." The second missive reads "Dear Olive, 1 Valium & cheque. Cheers, Tenn." The framed display measures 21 x 25 inches. The Hotel Elysee letterhead measures 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches, and the Times Square Motor Hotel letterhead measures 6 x 9 1/2 nches. Both letters, and both envelopes, suffer from moderate to heavy staining. Very Good to Excellent condition overall. 

Two Tennessee Williams Handwritten Letters with Envelopes - with Content Referencing Two of His Plays and VALIUM! (BAS)
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $25
Final prices include buyers premium: $86
Estimate: $400 - $800
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Thursday, August 26, 2021.
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