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Letter to Lenny Bruce c.1961

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Description
Heading: (Correspondence)
Author: "Todd"
Title: Letter to Lenny Bruce (Leonardo Cardinal Bruce, a.k.a. Lord Byron), signed Todd
Place Published: No place
Publisher:
Date Published: [c.1961]
Description:


Typed letter, 2 pages on 2 leaves, stapled.



Provocative letter referring at various passages to "Campbell's Hallucogenic Mushroom Soup," filming a group-improvised orgy, "Slavery Riders," etc., and noting that Bruce "may be making an impact on comedy parallel to the impact of Charlie Parker on Jazz..." Ink notation in Bruce's hand in upper right of first page, "Incoming cores." and in pencil "(last winter"). The writer of the letter is unidentified beyond the signature "Todd".

Condition
Very good condition.
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Letter to Lenny Bruce c.1961

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Jun 13, 2019
Starting Price $100
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Lot 0024 Details

Description
...
Heading: (Correspondence)
Author: "Todd"
Title: Letter to Lenny Bruce (Leonardo Cardinal Bruce, a.k.a. Lord Byron), signed Todd
Place Published: No place
Publisher:
Date Published: [c.1961]
Description:


Typed letter, 2 pages on 2 leaves, stapled.



Provocative letter referring at various passages to "Campbell's Hallucogenic Mushroom Soup," filming a group-improvised orgy, "Slavery Riders," etc., and noting that Bruce "may be making an impact on comedy parallel to the impact of Charlie Parker on Jazz..." Ink notation in Bruce's hand in upper right of first page, "Incoming cores." and in pencil "(last winter"). The writer of the letter is unidentified beyond the signature "Todd".

Condition
...
Very good condition.

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