This is a c.1957 letter from Jack Kerouac to Marlon Brando. Helen Hall, former head of Christie's auction house's Entertainment Memorabilia division, found the letter a few years ago in Brando's house. Hall is guestblogging over at Collectors Weekly right now. The letter from Jack to Marlon brought in $33,600 at auction. Click to see the whole thing larger.
“I’m praying that you’ll buy ON THE ROAD and make a movie of it…. I visualize the beautiful shots could be made with the camera on the front seat of the car showing the road (day and night) unwinding into the windshield, as Sal and Dean yak…. You play Dean and I’ll play Sal.”
Gil Gerard, star of the fantastic ‘Buck Rogers in the 25th Century’ has joined ‘2491’ as an actor and producer. ‘2491’ was inspired by the fantastic Buck Rogers series. Hollywood Reporter: Former Buck Rogers in the 25th Century star Gil Gerard has come aboard a sci-fi project that wants to recapture the spirit of the […]
“Hear that Elizabeth? I’m coming to join you, honey!” Truly one of the most entertaining shows ever on television, Sanford and Son sports the TV theme song that taught me to appreciate theme songs! The incredible Redd Foxx played the wild and excitable Fred Sanford, while Demond Wilson played his more neutral son Lamont. The […]
There are a lot of different language apps out there because nobody learns anything the same exact way – especially not something as complex as a new language. For some people, the best way is to dive in and start talking, but that’s easier said than done if you’re not around those natives you aspire […]
There’s movie merch and then there are artifacts – one-of-a-kind items for the true fans only. These 11 items definitely fall into the latter category. We’ve unearthed movie art, props and other fan touchstones from the major nerd franchises of the last 50 years. Gaze upon these Star Wars and Marvel collectibles and don’t worry. […]
No matter what kind of office you work at, there’s probably an Excel expert in it. And no wonder: Businesses are still discovering uses for one of Microsoft’s flagship software suites beyond just bare-bones spreadsheets. Make October the month you become invaluable at work by taking one of these boot camps in Excel and its […]