Margaret Leighton

Margaret Leighton

Reference number:

9022
£88.00

Description:

A good original typed letter on her own headed paper (dated 4th February 1951) signed at the conclusion in ink by Margaret Leighton.

Certification:

One of a wonderful collection of over 50 celebrity letters all obtained during the late 1940s to early 1950s by a Mr Douglas Squires. He was involved in editing a School / University Film & Theatre Entertainment magazine during this period and wrote to celebrities looking for a contribution of autographs and signed photographs for the magazine. Many of the letters are gracious and detailed replies with many references to helping his project and mentions of their careers at that point in time. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

20x18cm Sized Letter

Condition:

Good. View Image. Minor Folds.

Margaret Leighton

Reference number:

9021
£88.00

Description:

A good original double sided handwritten letter in ink on her own headed paper (dated June 7th 1949) by Margaret Leighton.

Certification:

The letter importantly mentions her 1948 films ; "The Winslow Boy (Catherine Winslow) and Bonnie Prince Charlie (Flora Macdonald). Also Noel Coward / Celia Johnson / Michael Redgrave and "Quartet". One of a wonderful collection of over 50 celebrity letters all obtained during the late 1940s to early 1950s by a Mr Douglas Squires. He was involved in editing a School / University Film & Theatre Entertainment magazine during this period and wrote to celebrities looking for a contribution of autographs and signed photographs for the magazine. Many of the letters are gracious and detailed replies with many references to helping his project and mentions of their careers at that point in time. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

20x18cm Sized Letter

Condition:

Good. View Images. Minor Folds.

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About Margaret Leighton

Margaret Leighton

MARGARET LEIGHTON CBE d1976.  English Academy Award nominated actress known for her exquisite sense of grandeur and refinement. She began her career on stage in 1938 and went on to twice win the Tony Ward for Best Actress in a play for the original Broadway productions of Separate Tables (1956-57) and The Night of The Iguana (1961-62). Her film appearances included ; Under Capricorn (1949) / Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951) / Carrington VC (1955) and The Best Man (1964). She won an Emmy Award in 1971 for a television version of Hamlet. She was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and won the BAFTA for the 1971 film "The Go-Between". Married three times she died of MS in Sussex aged just 53 on 13th January 1976.

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