Typed letter signed "Cyril Maude" To "Mr. Halpern "Seymour Halpern" in response to Halpern's inquiry regarding the keys to success. Theater, Cinema.

Typed letter signed "Cyril Maude" To "Mr. Halpern "Seymour Halpern" in response to Halpern's inquiry regarding the keys to success.

Dartmouth [UK]: Oct. 9 [circa 1930].

1 p. on "Redlap, Dartmouth" letterhead. 12mo. Fine Item #309422

A short and somewaht melodramtic letter fom the English actor best know for his titular role as Grumpy, a retired barrister turned sleuth, that Maude made famous on the stage, and eventually the big screen. Reading in part: "…I don't know you well enough to write 'seriously' - otherwise I might dilate upon the Help upon which we poor mortals so depend, and which if ask for it is so often forthcoming…"

As a high school student, Seymour Halpern (1913-1997), wrote letters to many notables of the day inquiring about their ideas to the keys to success in life. He would later go on to serve as Republican from New York to the 86th, 87th, 88th, 89th, 90th, 91st and 92nd United States Congresses, holding office from January 3, 1959, to January 3, 1973.

Price: $65.00