Button writes with updates on movies and other arts and culture he has seen in New York, the activities of mutual friends, giving Marlon Brando a tour of MoMA, and planning for a trip to visit Fabian in California. Year based on Button's mentions of the "new movie" Some like it hot and Eileen Farrell performing as Ariadne with the San Francisco opera. Portions of the letter are handwritten and portions are typewritten, cut out and pasted onto the handwritten sheet.
John Button letter to Gerald Langston Fabian, 1959 July 15. Gerald L. Fabian papers relating to John Button, 1951-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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