Letters

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/431
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDT16-16A.
  • Dates of Creation
      11-23 Sep 1926
  • Physical Description
      2 pieces; 3 leaves. /1 includes envelope.

Scope and Content

To [RD's father] E[rnst] E[mil] Donat in Withington, Manchester, from Courtenay Thorpe, actor. He thanks Donat for his gifts of fruit; stresses that anything he has done for "the boy" [RD] has been a joy to him; praises RD's acting abilities; refers to his attempts to interest Sybil Thorndike and her husband in RD; and stresses his affection for and belief in RD.

Dated at: London