Vintage Hollywood Graft

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During Hollywood's Golden Age, Beverly Hills traffic officer Roy Garrett would routinely pull over movie stars and say "I'll let you off from this speeding ticket if you send me a signed photo." Some stars signed their photos with appreciative or blandly friendly notes. Marilyn Monroe's headshot contains this message: "To Roy, love and kisses. ... See the Rest