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Lot #1116
Wizard of Oz: Burke, Billie

Glinda the Good Witch as “an old granny”

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Glinda the Good Witch as “an old granny”

Actress (1885–1970) best remembered as Glinda, the Good Witch in the 1939 classic The Wizard Of Oz. ALS signed “Billie,” one page both sides, 6.5 x 9.75, personal letterhead, no date. Burke writes to multiple-Tony-winning producer Gilbert Miller (1884–1970). In part: “I would so loved to have seen you and Kitty while you were here…. Zoe [Akins] … has asked me to send this to your hotel—I will so deeply like to know your reaction to it personally—will you tell me…. I am such an old granny with my four grandchildren. It keeps me hopping….” Water spots to first page resulting in running of ink to three words, otherwise fine condition. PSA/DNA Auction LOA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #330 - Ended February 13, 2008