Stan Laurel Letter Signed From August 1962 -- ''...Sad about Marilyn Monroe...''

Stan Laurel typed letter signed, dated 21 August 1962 just days after Marilyn Monroe died, which Laurel reflects upon in the letter. The beloved Laurel writes to his pen-pal turned friend Bill Brown, answering a host of questions, in part, ''...I never heard from Chaplin. He lives in Vevey, Switzerland with his wife Oona O'Neil & eight children...I had no particular hobby outside of my work, but my favorite sport was deep sea fishing (Swordfish etc) I had a nice boat fully equipped for this type of fishing...I do'nt recall being nicknamed by Babe or anybody else at any time, always referred to as 'Stan'. / No we never had the opportunity to buy distribution rights of our films unfortunately...The rumor that Mrs L sells Real estate is ridiculous, wonder where the hell those screw balls got that idea from. Its stupid.! / Sad about Marilyn Monroe, also Eddie Cantor's wife...As ever: [signed] Stan Laurel''. Single page letter on Oceana Apartment Hotel stationery, where Laurel lived, measures 7.25'' x 10.5''. Folds, else near fine. With original mailing envelope.

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Stan Laurel Letter Signed From August 1962 -- ''...Sad about Marilyn Monroe...''Stan Laurel Letter Signed From August 1962 -- ''...Sad about Marilyn Monroe...''Stan Laurel Letter Signed From August 1962 -- ''...Sad about Marilyn Monroe...''
Stan Laurel Letter Signed From August 1962 -- ''...Sad about Marilyn Monroe...''
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