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Clarence Darrow to Paul Darrow, March 30, 1931

Clarence Darrow narrated and appeared in a film about evolution titled "Mystery of Life" in 1931. The film also featured Smith College Professor H.M. Parshley. It was produced by Carl Laemmle, a founder and president of Universal Pictures Corporation. Darrow and Laemmle corresponded in 1932.

Notes on date: Year written on letter by an unknown person

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Image 1 of letter from   Clarence Darrow to   Paul Darrow
Cable Address, Murahill
Telephone Lexington 2300

Murray Hill Hotel
Park Avenue, 40th to 41st Streets
New York

B.L.M. Bates, Proprietor
G.T. Sandalls, Manager

March 30th

Dear Paul

Enclosed find check to deposit to my account[.] Would just as soon you use all of it on your matters. I am enclosing checks to you. Will be back in about ten days. Am working on the evolution reel which I think will make some money[.]



I dont need to keep over $2000, in Bank 1500 is enough[.]

Image 2 of letter from   Clarence Darrow to   Paul Darrow

Letters to Paul from xxx
his father

Mr. Darrow