An autograph letter, signed, from Maurice Chevalier to Audrey Hepburn on La Louque headed stationery, dated 24 May, 1968, the letter in blue ink on both sides of one sheet, in response to a letter from Hepburn ...your letter moves me - I know I must not bother you with my fan letters but this is so strong in me that you must know it, praising her talent you are an exceptional artist the same as an exceptional person - you are talented femininity at its highest level - a show business princess - now don't answer this - let's recuperate for a little while..., extending an invitation to lunch on her next trip to Paris and finishing You deserve all the happiness in the world, signed Your loving daddy - Maurice Chevalier; together with two publicity stills of Maurice Chevalier and Audrey Hepburn as Claude and Ariane Chavasse in the 1957 Allied Artists production Love in the Afternoon
letter: 5¼ x 8¼ in. (13.3 x 20.9 cm.); stills, each sheet: 10 x 8 in. (25 x 20.3 cm.)

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Maurice Chevalier as Claude Chavasse played Audrey Hepburn's father in Love in the Afternoon. According to biographer Barry Paris, Chevalier ...won her heart with a telegram on the first day of shooting: "How proud I would be, and full of love I would be, if I really had a daughter like you."
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