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Lot 355

(Hepburn, Audrey). Telegram sent to English theater promoter, Gilbert Miller, in Salzburg, Austria, August 27, 1953, from Anita Loos in New York: "NEW YORK AUDREY HEPBURN TELLS ME SHE WOULD ADORE TO PLAY GIGI AS A MUSICAL IN LONDON WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR REACTION LOVE = ANITA." Anita Loos was best known as the author of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. When Miller decided to adapt Colette's novel Gigi for the theater, Loos was chosen to write the adaptation. Audrey Hepburn starred in the 1951-52 Broadway play, then made her Hollywood debut in Roman Holiday with Gregory Peck, for which she won the 1953 Academy Award.
Estimated Value $300 - 500.

Realized $173

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