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    Gloria Swanson - Autographed Letter. Gloria Swanson, best remembered for her role as Norma Desmond in "Sunset Boulevard," was a star of the first magnitude in the silent age of film. Swanson began her film career in 1913, displaying an elegant comedic style in a series of films for director Cecil B. DeMille. Financed by Joseph Kennedy, with whom it was reported she had a long affair, she produced her own films from 1920 until 1929, including "Sadie Thompson" (1928) and "Queen Kelly" (1928). Although she made an easy transition to sound movies, she retired in 1934. She made a celebrated return in "Sunset Boulevard" (1950), portraying the aging, half-mad, silent movie queen. Offered in this lot is a beautiful type-written letter on her letterhead, dated November 8, 1963. She is answering a fan who wants a photo of her. She writes a lovely signature and a long P.S. to the letter in her hand as well. Very Fine.

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    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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