THE CONCLUDING CHAPTER OF CRAWFORD
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 Categorized In Chronological Order
(Complete Listing Of All Letters)​

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1960
June 30th, 1960
May 17th, 1960​

​August 1st, 1960
September 22nd, 1960​
October 12th, 1960​
October 30th, 1960​

November 2nd, 1960​

December 29th, 1960
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1961
February 16th, 1961
March 8th, 1961​
March 17th, 1961​
April 5th, 1961​
May 28th, 1961​
June 19th, 1961​
August 30th, 1961
October 30th, 1961(To Anita Loos)​



1962
February 6​​th, 1962​​​​​

June 2nd, 1962
June 30th, 1962​​
​Christmas, 1962

1963
January 3rd, 1963
January 15th, 1963​
February 4th, 1963​
February 14th, 1963(To George Cukor)
February 25th, 1963​​ 
February 25th, 1963 (#2)​
​​​April 6th, 1963​

April 8th, 1963
April 10th, 1963​
May 31st, 1963
​​​​July 16th, 1963

August 8th, 1963(To B.D. Hyman)
October 5th, 1963
October 26th, 1963


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1964
January 2nd, 1964​​
January 30th, 1964(To Joseph La Rose)​
March 21st, 1964(Telegram to Virginia Grey)
May 7th, 1964​​​
May 21st, 1964
July 5th, 1964
July 24th, 1964 (To Vincent Sherman) ​​
September 14th, 1964​​(To Joseph La Rose)
October 6th, 1964(By​​ "Ma Petite" (Joan's white poodle) to Don Parker, Joan's assistant)
November 21st, 1964
December 8th, 1964
​December 9th, 1964
(By Betty Barker)
Christmas Greeting, 1964(By "Ma Petite" (Joan's white Poodle) to Don Parker, Joan's assistant) 

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1965
February 13th, 1965
March 19th, 1965​
March 26th, 1965
​March 31st, 1965​​
​​​ 
April 9th, 1965(To Hedda Hopper)


1966
January 3rd, 1966
January 26th, 1966​
May 31st, 1966​

​​August 17th, 1966​​ 
Christmas, 1966​



1967
January 4th, 1967
January 9th, 1967​
February 24th, 1967
March 14th, 1967​​

​​August 21st, 1967​​
November 1st, 1967​​
December 5th, 1967​(To Shirley Eder)

November 11th, 1967
Christmas 1967​​



1968
February 1st, 1968
February 29th, 1968​
April 29th, 1968
March 20th, 1968
March 21st, 1968​​
July 19th, 1968
November 30th, 1968​​
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1969
January 3rd, 1969
April 28th, 1969​​​
May 5th, 1969​​ 
May 14th, 1969
November 3rd, 1969​



1970
July 9th, 1970
July 14th, 1970
May 28th, 1970​
August 20th, 1970
September 7th, 1970​
October 19th, 1970(To Vincent Sherman)​
October 20th, 1970(To Maurice Chevalier)
​Christmas Greeting, 1970​​



1971
May 19th, 1971​
October 19, 1971​ 
October 23rd, 1971​



1972
January 4th, 1972
March 3rd, 1972​ 
August 9th, 1972​



1973
February 12th, 1973
April 27th, 1973
June 13th, 1973(To writer Arthur Lewis)
September 11th, 1973
October 15th, 1973(To George Cukor, Thanks to Robert Leininger)
November 13th, 1973 ​
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1974
January 9th, 1974
January 16th, 1974
February 4th, 1974
February 4th, 1974 (#2)
February 20th, 1974​​
May 3rd, 1974​
December 17th, 1974
​​Christmas greeting, 1974​​
Christmas greeting, 1974 (#2)​ 
Christmas greeting, 1974 (#3)(To Mary Pickford)​

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1975
Undated handwritten letter to Katharine Hepburn, 1975
January 20th, 1975​
April 1st, 1975​
December 3rd, 1975
December 20th, 1975(To John Engstead)
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1976
March 9th, 1976
April 24th, 1976
August 3rd, 1976​
August 18th, 1976(To Phyllis Diller)​
October 13th, 1976​​​
December 3rd, 1976

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1977
January 21st, 1977
​February 15th, 1977
February 16th, 1977(To editor John Willis)
​​April 6th, 1977
April 11th, 1977
April 12th, 1977
April 18th, 1977
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​Letters​ From Joan (Post 1960)​

            Categorized By Content
(Subdivided Into Categories)​

  • ​​​Films
    ​(In Chronological Order Of Year Released)
"What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?"
June 2nd, 1962
April 8th, 1962​ 
January 15th, 1963​

​​​May 31st, 1963(Related to Cannes Film Festival)

"The Caretakers"
January 15th, 1963

February 25th, 1963
​​
"Strait-Jacket"​​​
October 26th, 1963
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"Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte"
May 21st, 1964(Regarding upcoming filming)​

​July 24th, 1964(To Vincent Sherman for taking her home from Cedars Of Lebanon Hospital, illness during filming of "Hush")
September 14th, 1964(To Joseph La Rose, thank you note for his "get-well" card, illness during "Hush")


"I Saw What You Did"
February 13th, 1965
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"Berserk" (a.k.a "Circus Of Blood")
August 17th, 1966​
March 14th, 1967​


"Trog"
November 3rd, 1969​
July 14th, 1970​​​​​
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  • Television Appearances​​​​
"The Bob Hope Show"
September 22nd, 1960

"Girl Talk"
April 9th, 1965​

"The Merv Griffin Show"
July 14th, 1970

​​​​​​​"The Hollywood Palace"​
August 17th, 1966

"I've Got A Secret"
October 13th, 1961
​​​
"The Man From U.N.C.L.E."
February 24th, 1967​​

"The Miss America Pageant"(Televised) 
August 30th, 1961​
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"Royal Bay" (a.k.a. "Della")
October 5th, 1963
January 3rd, 1969

"The Sixth Sense"
August 9th, 1972​
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"Startime" (a.k.a "Ford's Startime")
February 23rd, 1960​

"The Tim Conway Comedy Hour"
September 7th, 1970

​​"The Virginian"
July 9th, 1970​ 
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"Zane Grey Theater"
May 17th, 1960​​​
September 22, 1960​
October 12th, 1960​
February 16th, 1961​


"The Ziegfeld Touch"
​("Dupont Show Of The Week" episode​​)

August 30th, 1961
February 6th, 1962​​​​​​​​ ​


  • ​​Rejected/Canceled Projects
    ​(Details on these projects can be found in
    ​the website's "Missed Opportunities" section)​​
"Follies" (Located in the post-script of the letter)
September 11th, 1973

​​​"Jenny By Nature"
​July 14th, 1970

"Lady In A Cage"
June 2nd, 1962​

"Return To Peyton Place"​​
August 1st, 1960​

"The Smothers Brothers Show"​​​
​November 11th, 1967

"Two In The Bush"
July 16th, 1963

​​​"Toys In The Attic"
June 19th, 1961
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  • Notable Acquaintances
Robert Aldrich
May 31st, 1963

​​​Bette Davis​​

June 2nd, 1962
May 31st, 1963​
​​August 8th, 1963
(Cited as "your mother" in a letter to B.D. Merrill Hyman)
May 19th, 1971

​​Paulette Goddard
September 11th, 1973​

​​William Haines
February 20th, 1974

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B.D. Merrill​​ Hyman
August 8th, 1963​ ​​​​

Joseph Levine
March 31st, 1965

Eleanor Powell
August 20th, 1970​​​

​​Cliff Robertson​
May 31st, 1963​

Barry Sullivan
October 19th, 1970​​​

Robert Young
March 14th, 1967

  • Joan's Children
Cathy & Cynthia:
​August 1st, 1960
(Vacation with the twins)​
October 12th, 1960(Twins too busy to correspond)​
August 21st, 1967(Twins' allowance)
​​
Christina:​
June 19th, 1961(Christina's acting career)​

August 17th, 1966(Christina's marriage)​
November 30th, 1968(Christina working on "The Secret Storm"​)
October 19th, 1970(Christina's acting career, to Vincent Sherman)​


  • Christmas Greetings
    (One listed per year to display the various designs)​​​
December 29th, 1960​​
Christmas, 1962​
Christmas, 1964
Christmas, 1966​
Christmas, 1967​
Christmas, 1970​
Christmas, 1974​
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  • ​M​iscellaneous Content
"A Portrait Of Joan" (Autobiography)
February 16th, 1961​
March 28th, 1961​
June 19th, 1961​

October 13th, 1961​
June 30th, 1962​


The Academy Awards
March 19th, 1965
March 31th, 1965
​​
Kaiser Cookout (Annual Hawaiian Pepsi Event)
April 9th, 1965​​

Motion Picture Hall Of Fame
October 13th, 1976​
​​
Moving apartments
October 15th, 1973​
January 9th, 1974​

"Playboy" Magazine
January 26th, 1966​

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     Categorized By Letter's Addressee 
                   ​(Alphabetical order)


​​​George Burns (Comedian)
April 10th, 1963
​​
Phyllis Diller​​​​ (Comedian, friend)
August 18th, 1976​

Maurice Chevalier (Entertainer, Friend)
October 20th, 1970

​​George Cukor (Former director, friend)
​February 14th, 1963
October 15th, 1973​(Thanks to Robert Leininger)

Shirley Eder​​​ (Reporter, friend)
December 5th, 1967​​​
April 6th, 1977​


John Engstead (Photographer)
December 20th, 1975

Virginia Grey
March 21st, 1964 (telegram)

​​​​​Katharine Hepburn (Actress)
Undated, 1975

Hedda Hopper (Reporter, friend)​​​
April 9th, 1965

​​B.D. Merrill Hyman​​​​​​​​​ (Daughter of Bette Davis)
August 8th, 1963

Joseph La Rose (Shoe designer)
January 30th, 1964​​
September 14th, 1964
December 9th, 1964(By assistant Betty Barker)​​​


Peter Lawford​​ (Actor)
April 6th, 1963​(With Lawford's reply)

Anita Loos (Screenwriter, friend)​​
October 30th, 1961

Don Parker (Joan's assistant)
October 6th, 1964- By "Ma petite" (Joan's while poodle)​
​Christmas 1964
- By "Ma Petite" (Joan's white poodle)

Mary Pickford
Christmas greeting, 1974​​​​

Vincent Sherman (Former director, friend)
July 24th, 1964
October 19th, 1970​
​​
Frances Spingold (Friend)
​​​October 26th, 1963

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John Willis (Editor of "Theatre World")
February 16th, 1977​
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  3. Categorized by the addressee of the letter (notable recipients only).​
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