STAN LAUREL LETTERHEAD - 1111 Franklin Ave., Santa Monica, CA - HANDWRITTEN

Had a quiet Xmas. Glad it’s over. Am getting to feel like Scrooge about it!

Stan Laurel

My Dear Booth [Colman]-
    Many thanks for yours of the 10th. inst. It was nice to hear from you.
    Very happy to hear you have signed for "Lay Me Down To Sleep" and wish you every success - which you deserve.
    Nice thing about it is you can rehearse in bed!
    Please do let me know how things work out - am most interested.
    Nothing much to tell you exciting. Had a quiet Xmas - Glad its over, am getting to feel like "Scrooge" about it!
    Eda joins me in wishing you a most Happy & Prosperous New Year. Trusting all is well - Bye now,
                With fond regards always,
Stan Signature

Note from the Editor

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep, a comedy written by Elaine Ryan, opened at the Broadhurst Theatre on March 2, 1950 and closed on April 18, 1950 after only 44 performances. It starred Richard Abbott, Fredric March, Charles Chaplin, Jr. and Booth Colman. Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep was the Broadway debut (and only Broadway appearance) of Charles Chaplin, Jr.

Stan Watermark