Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., New York?], 16 February 1947, to Cas[par Neher], 1947 Feb. 16.

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Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., New York?], 16 February 1947, to Cas[par Neher], 1947 Feb. 16.

Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., New York?], 16 February 1947, to Cas[par Neher], 1947 Feb. 16.

Reporting on the recent premiè€re of Street Scene, praising the story and the cast, noting the failure of the Philadelphia previews, commenting on Neher's life since the war, the postwar political situation, etc.

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