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SHAW, George Bernard
Autographed personal postcard signed "GBS" by the playwright and critic . Written to his American literary lawyer, he peevishly states his objections to a casting choice in Major Barbara. Postcard includes Bernard Shaw letterhead and both his London and Hertsfordshire addresses. Slight crease on lower right corner. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2". Hertsfordshire, February 20, 1950
1856-1950. Don't try to gammon me with your "excellent cast". If Gertrude wanted to play Ophelia, would you assure Shakespeare that the rest of the case would be "excellent"? C.L., though first rate in his line, is not right for Undershaft. Higgins in Pygmalion is his part. But in Pyg. Eliza can carry the play...
[Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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