[Written to Alice in Acton, Indiana. Return addressed: Richard, Ward 11, U.S.N.H., St. Albans, L.I., N.Y. Postmarked at Jamaica, N.Y., on 25 Feb 1946 at 1 P.M.]
Feb. 25, 1946
I’m afraid this is will be just a note to tell you that I love you. There isn’t any news to tell you. I haven’t received any mail since I wrote yesterday morning and all that I have done since then is eat, sleep, play cards, go to the show, and wash clothes. It was some show. I know that you have heard or seen it advertised quite a bit. It’s Clark Gable’s first picture since he got out of the Army. The name is “Adventure” with Greer Garson. It has everything – comedy, disgustfulness, sadness, and happiness.
Now I’ve run out of something to say. Should I ask “How’s Richard? How’s his arm? – -etc.”? Somehow I don’t think that would do so I guess I’d just better quit and try to call you to-morrow night. O.K.? I love you Sweetheart and I miss you very much.
I love you with all my heart
Clark Gable hams it up drunk in a scene from Adventure (1945):