Lot #560
Abel Gance Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $200+


Pioneering French film director (1889-1981) best known for the silent classics J'Accuse and the six-hour historical epic Napoléon. ALS, one page, 8.25 x 10.75, personal letterhead, April 15, 1943. Handwritten letter to Sacha Guitry. In full (translated): "Since 'Le Misanthrope' [Moliére] nothing more wistful, more tender and more bitter has been written than your admirable 'N'écoutez pas Mesdames.' Smiles and laughter are ceaselessly on duty at the gate of the heart and they defend it only against those who don't hear the silent music of the Heart." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Art and Literature
  • Dates: #645 - Ended October 12, 2022

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