Fred Astaire
RARE Authentic Vintage Handwritten Letter to Clifton Webb

VERY RARE Personal Letter to Clifton Webb on the death of Webb's Mother. Included original handwritten and AGAIN SIGNED envelop by Astaire. 

Fred Astaire Sends Clifton Webb Condolences on the death of his mother in this one page Autograph Note Signed "Fred", on personal letterhead, 6.5" x 8.5", dated "Tues." and postmarked October 19, 1960. In full: "Dear Clifton - Just a line to express my deepest heartfelt sympathy. As ever sincerely-" Excellent condition, one mailing fold, hand-addressed envelope included with an additional "F Astaire" signature on the flap. With COA from PSA/DNA.

It was well known in early Hollywood about the obsessive close relationship Webb had with his mother. The death of his mother was so traumatic to Webb it was essentially the end of his career in Hollywood.