Fernand CROMMELYNCK (1885-1970). Autograph... - Lot 95 - Ader

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Fernand CROMMELYNCK (1885-1970). Autograph... - Lot 95 - Ader
Fernand CROMMELYNCK (1885-1970). Autograph manuscript signed "F.C" and L.A.S. d'envoi, Herblay 26 May 1951, [to Maurice Rostand]; 3 pages and a half in-8. "May these few lines be pleasant to you. I would have liked more and better; time was short. This stammering does not reflect my admiration for the play, my deep affection for you. - A draft of a text on Maurice Rostand's play L'Homme que j'ai tué [from which Ernst Lubitsch made a film]: "Talking about it here, I feel the same emotion I felt when I read it nearly 25 years ago. Any great reader, any assiduous spectator, knows that among the hundreds of works offered in his memory, very few are those that are fixed on it and give back, at each evocation, their full virtue and, in full, their essence. Their virtue is to touch, together and in the moment, the heart, the mind and the soul. Their essence is the genius of the author, his total self-giving. The memory we keep of them has become organic to us. It makes us who we are "...
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