Jack Kerouac – Letter to Marlon Brando (1957)

January 7, 2012 at 1:58 am (Jack Kerouac, The Beats)

This letter from Jack Kerouac to Marlon Brando, dated 1957, was discovered in 2005 and recently sold at auction by Christie’s. In the letter, Kerouac is urging Brando to play the role of Dean Moriarty (Neal Cassidy) in a film version of his then-recent bestseller On the Road, while Kerouac would play Sal Paradise (himself)…

 

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