POSTCARD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST 7th.'61.
Thanks Tom [Sefton] your card from Durango, Colorado - don't blame you for staying over for a week : 'THERE'S STILL GOLD IN THEM THAR HILLS'!!!! Pick out a couple of nuggets for me (nobody'll be any the wiser)!!
    Am sure you're having a wonderful time.
    Again regards & bestest to you all.
                As ever:
Stan Signature                 STAN LAUREL.



OCEANA LETTERHEAD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST 7th.'61
Dear Gerard Stigter:
                Thanks your nice letter.
Pleased to know the old Laurel & Hardy films afforded you so much pleasure & I appreciate your kind sentiments.
    The articles you read in the papers regarding my appearing again on Television. These new films of L&H will appear in the form of Animated Cartoons.
    Thank you for the enquiry, & kindly interest.
    My regards & best wishes.
                Sincerely always:
Stan Laurel Signature                 STAN LAUREL.


Postcard from Stan Laurel to Bob and Marie Hatfield
POSTCARD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST 11th.'61.
Thanks your letter 10th.inst. Pleased to know you are feeling better Marie [Hatfield] & will be in condition to make the trip to L.A., shall look forward to hearing from you on arrival.
    We both here join in all the best to your Mother & selves.
    Wish you a pleasant trip.
    Cheerio.!
                As ever:
Stan Signature
THANKS FOR NEWS CLIPS!


POSTCARD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST 12th.'61.
Thanks Gary [Arnold] for the card - WELCOME HOME! I recd. your card en route your vacation, am sure you enjoyed your interesting trip. Everything here is as usual, so not much news to tell you. My regards & best to self & Family, wish you all continued good health & happiness.
    Bye Gary, good luck.
                Sincerely as ever:
Stan Laurel Signature                 STAN LAUREL.


SNAPSHOT OF STAN AND IDA TAKEN BY ISABEL BLACKBURN - 1961
Stan and Ida in Santa Monica, CA


OCEANA LETTERHEAD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST 18th.'61
Dear Tom [Sefton]:
    Thanks yours, 17th.inst. with enclosure of addressed labels. As soon as the books arrive I will autograph & ship right away.
    Strange no news from Vanessa Brown - I'll check with Ben Shipman (my attorney) will advise you later - I think Ben has her home address.
    Incidently, speaking of Ben, please convey my regards & best to Ben Chadwell.
    Not much new to tell you - so bye for now.
                As ever:
Stan Signature                 STAN LAUREL.


POSTCARD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST 21'61.
Thanks Dean [Kaner] for your nice letter - glad you enjoyed the film "Laughs & Thrills of Yesterday",.
    Your visit to the tallest Building in Minneapolis must have been very interesting to you.
    Not much to tell you, so bye for now.
    Again my best wishes to yourself & family.
                Sincerely as ever:
Stan Laurel Signature                 STAN LAUREL.


OCEANA LETTERHEAD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST 22nd.'61.
Dear Gary Alexander:
    Thanks your letter in regard to making copies of the L&H 'Still' pictures from our old films - as I understand the situation, those photos were the property of the Hal Roach studios & were not permitted to be copied for commercial purpose - in your case I do'nt feel you are involved in any way.
    Thanks for the kind enquiry - much appreciated.
    Again my kindest regards & every good wish.
                Sincerely as ever:
Stan Laurel Signature                 STAN LAUREL.


Letter from Stan Laurel to Bob and Marie Hatfield
OCEANA LETTERHEAD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST 25th.'61.
Dear Bob & Marie [Hatfield]:
                Thanks yours,22nd.inst.
Pleased to know you arrived home safely - we too enjoyed seeing you both again - Glad to see you looking so well, especially you Bob, "You're Better Now".!!
    I imagine your Mother was happy to have you home again - please convey our regards & best to her.
    Eda joins in kind thoughts.
                As ever:
Stan Signature                 STAN LAUREL.


POSTCARD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST 25th.'61.
Dear Tom [Sefton]:
    Books arrived this AM. have just mailed them to the parties requested (autographed.) & of course the extra one for you. I mailed them 4th.class, so may be longer in transit.
    Again thanks Tom. Trust alls well.
                Sincerely as ever:
Stan Signature                 STAN LAUREL.


POSTCARD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST 28th.'61.
My Dear Rita [Harrison]:
    Thanks your card from Douglas,I.O.M.
Am disturbed to note that your Grandpa Jackie is seriously ill - sincerely hope its not a critical situation - wish him speedy recovery - please convey my love & best to him.
    Glad you're enjoying your holiday on the I.O.M. & alls well & happy.
    My love & best to your dear self & family.
    Take care & God Bless.
                As ever:
                'Uncle'
Stan Signature                 x x
                STAN LAUREL.

Note from the Editor

I.O.M. refers to the Isle of Man, of which Douglas is its capital city. The Isle of Man is a self-governing British Crown dependency, located in the Irish Sea at the geographical centre of the British Isles.



OCEANA LETTERHEAD - 849 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA - TYPEWRITTEN

                AUGUST. 28th.'61.
Dear Randy Johnson:
    Thanks your nice letter. Mrs Hardy's address is 12416, Weddington Street, North Hollywood. She recently re-married, her name now is Mrs Ben Price.
    I too enjoyed the pleasure of meeting you & your Brother Glen.
    My regards & best to you both.
                Sincerely as ever:
Stan Laurel Signature                 STAN LAUREL.


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