Grace Kelly: A handwritten letter to Bing Crosby, undated, but 1955,

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Lot 6
Grace Kelly: A handwritten letter to Bing Crosby,
undated, but 1955,

Sold for £ 2,167 (US$ 2,944) inc. premium
Grace Kelly: A handwritten letter to Bing Crosby,
undated, but 1955,
the two-page handwritten letter on her personal stationary with printed address 988 Fifth Avenue, New York 21, New York, undated, noted Tuesday in Kelly's hand and reads, Was in Hollywood for a week for fitting at Metro - am starting The Swan in Sept - but will come out around the fifteenth of August - have rented a charming house in the hills off of sunset, before continuing, To Catch a Thief opens tonight in Philadelphia - Cary Grant and I will be there for all of the fuss, in black ink, signed Grace, 6in x 8in (15cm x 20cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Given to Alan Fisher, who was Bing's butler by Kathryn Crosby, Bing's widow. On October 1, 2000, Alan attended the annual meeting of the International Crosby Circle in Leeds and brought along a number of Crosby items to be shared among the society. A draw was held and this letter was won by the current vendor.

    Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly worked together on two films, 'The Country Girl' in 1954 and 'High Society' in 1956.
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Grace Kelly: A handwritten letter to Bing Crosby, undated, but 1955,
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