May 2, 2012 Leave a Comment
Dated April 4, 1944; possibly postmarked April 8, but it is difficult to read.
I am well, happy and safe and I hope you all are the same.
Of course, the first thing that will attract your attention is the pictures. You must remember that these pictures were taken under adverse conditions and that a few Italians came in selling eggs and nuts. Now we got the eggs and nuts.
To get back to the pictures, you’ve undoubtedly seen the Marx Brothers. In picture No. one, you are looking at three of their brothers’ doubles. I know you’ve seen the original brothers in more comical poses, but only on rare occasions could we manage a more distressed appearance.
Now study picture number two and you have the last step of “The Tired Woodchoppers Ballet,” a truly magnificent piece.
Thus we come to picture number three. If you have never seen Lt. General Mark Clark, you are now admiring his picture. I have duplicated his pose as near as possible, but the stars are still lacking.
Picture number four represents the end of a hard working day. Notice the drop of the shoulders and the relaxed feet. Read more of this post