Capote, Truman. Autograph letter signed, 22 April 1963, Brooklyn, New York.

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Capote, Truman. Autograph letter signed, 22 April 1963, Brooklyn, New York.
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21. Capote, Truman. Autograph letter signed ("Truman"), 2 pages (8.5 x 11 in.; 216 x 279 mm.), on recto and verso of "Wheat Lands Motel & Restaurant, Garden City, Kansas" letterhead stationery, 22 April 1963, Brooklyn, New York. Written to director George Cukor. Slight toning; minor tears on edges. Capote writes in part: Dear George, As you know, I planned to write (for Vogue) a short piece on the filming...Cecil tells me that you are opposed to this - fearing that I intended to do something in a satirical style. I assure you this is not so...Rex and Audrey and Cecil are all personal friends of long-standing; I wouldn't consider hurting them in any way...I have, and have always had, a very solid respect for you as an artist...Truman. A typewritten note, dated 8 May 1963, is included stating, "Mr. Cukor called Mr. Capote...He agreed to show Mr. Cukor the article, and if he didn't like it, it would not be used." $600 - $800