The collection of correspondence about a competition win of a pair of shoes worn by Marlene Dietrich comes in an old box. 1) This letter is sent on 2nd February 1937 by London Film Productions Ltd. to E. Bayliss, now known as Midah Rushworth, informing her that she is the winner of a prize offered by Marlene Dietrich in their competition. Bayliss has been forwarded a pair of shows which were worn by Miss Dietrich during the making of 'Knight without Armour' which had been just completed at the Denham Studios with Mr. Robert Donat. It comes with the original envelope and is signed by Geoffrey Carter (the publicity manager). 2) This is a letter sent on 1st April 1937 by Film Pictorial informing E. Bayliss that she does not need to send a thank you letter to Marlene Dietrich, but if she does wish to she can send it to c/o Paramount Studios, Hollywood, California, USA. It comes with the original envelope and is signed by the Studio. 3) This is a letter sent on 28th January 1937 by Film Pictorial informing E. Bayliss that she has won one of the prizes offered by Marlene Dietrich after E. Bayliss filled out a questionnaire about Dietrich. It finished with 'I hope that you will like this lovely gift which Miss Dietrich has so kindly given' - this suggests that it came with the shoes. It comes in the original envelope. 4) This is a conformation of received of 1 pair shows worn by Marlene Dietrich by E. Bayliss and signed with her actual name Rushworth. It is dated 12/3/38 and stamped by the Ritz Oxford. 5) This is the original paper bag packing the London Film Productions sent E. Bayliss her prize in.

Item number 71931
Category Letter
Type Film Stars
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Marlene Dietrich (Actress)