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Those familiar with the screen adaptation of Truman Capote's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' know that Holly Golightly had quite the way with words -- "the mean reds," "gruesome Thursdays" -- but it turns out that may have had a lot more to do with Audrey Hepburn than you thought.

Cameron Crowe got his hands on a little bit of old Hollywood memorabilia, a note that the actress wrote to 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' composer Henry Mancini. (How? Why? Who cares!)

Can't you just see Hepburn putting down her ukulele or cigarette holder and deciding -- on a whim -- to write Mr. Mancini a letter?

"A movie without music is a little bit like an aeroplane without fuel. However beautifully the job is done, we are still on the ground -- to a world of reality," she wrote. "Your music has lifted us all up and sent us soaring."

Other reasons to be endeared by the beloved screen beauty: she wrote 'aeroplane' and called Mancini a hip cat.

Check out the full letter below, but be sure to bring your reading glasses.

Cameron Crowe's photo Audrey Hepburn writes Henry Mancini after hearing his score for
Cameron Crowe on WhoSay

[Photo: Everett]



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