An autograph letter signed by Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
2 pages, September 13, 1924 to "My dear Minta"; matted and framed with a picture of Arbuckle.
Fatty Arbuckle writes a very friendly letter to his first wife, Minta Durfee, nine months after their divorce was finalized: "Speaking of literature, I just finished reading a book by Emil Zola entitles 'L'Assomoir,' of all the morbid, filthy, dirty smelly books I ever read, it is the worst. Marie would love it. But speaking seriously there is absolutely no excuse for a person writing a book like that." Durfee stood by Arbuckle during the Virginia Rappe scandal, but finally asked for a divorce in 1923. The two remained good friends for the rest of Arbuckle's life.
9 x 12 in (letter only)
US$ 800 - 1,200
£530 - 790
620 - 930
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