Typed letter signed : Chatsworth, California, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1952 Apr. 4.


Typed letter signed : Chatsworth, California, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1952 Apr. 4.

Thanking him for praise of [child actress] Margaret O'Brien's (b. 1937) performance in "The Child of the Morning" but regretting that "her play was such an unhappy choice"; agreeing that she would make a wonderful Little Dorrit, saying he has spoken to "the gods that be at M.G.M." about it, and that he would be interested in the part of William Dorrit.

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