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    (3) Howard Hughes signed contracts for The Front Page, including other related Caddo Company documents. (Caddo Company, 1931) One 2-page 8.5 x 11 in. contract, dated December 24, 1930, from Paramount Publix Corp. loaning the services of actress Mary Brian to The Caddo Company for The Front Page stamped "Copy" across both pages, signed "Howard R. Hughes pres.", and one single-page 8.5 x 17 in. contract, dated December 30, 1930, securing the services of actor George Stone, signed "Howard R. Hughes" and countersigned by Stone, and one 2-page 8.5 x 11 in. contract, dated January 3, 1931, securing actor Slim Summerville's services, signed "Howard R. Hughes President" and initialed "H.R.H." by Hughes. Includes two identical content 1-page signed contracts by actor Edward Everett Horton for The Front Page, dated 12/18/30, and two identical content 1-page signed contracts by actor Frank McHugh for The Front Page, dated 12/16/30 (all 4 documents countersigned by Howard Hughes' chief executive and trusted advisor Noah Dietrich. Exhibiting usual folds with staple holes. From the personal collection of Howard Hughes.

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    23rd Thursday
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