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    A Roy Disney Signed Contract Regarding Merchandising, 1932. A twelve-page agreement between Walt Disney Enterprises and Kamen-Blair contracting Kay Kamen and Streeter Blair to be the company's merchandising representatives. Kamen went on to be the sole representative of Disney's character merchandising division until 1950, transforming Mickey Mouse into a superstar during his tenure. The contract is signed on page twelve in black ink "Roy O. Disney" (along with Kamen's two signatures) and dated June 29, 1932. Initialed by Roy Disney on pages four and five with a handwritten notation near Roy's initials on page eleven. Page one of addresses copyright status of Disney's creations, listing them as follows: "'Mickey Mouse', 'Minnie Mouse', 'Silly Symphony', 'Horace Horsecollar', 'Clarabelle Cow' and 'Pluto the Pup'..." Also included is a two-page "Exhibit A" listing Disney's licensed manufacturers and distributors in 1932. (Please note what appears to be a small coffee stain in the lower left corner on page two of the agreement, as well as a corner chip to Exhibit A and multiple nicks to contract cover.)
    Agreement pages: 8.5" x 13"; Exhibit A: 8.5" x 14; cover 9" x 13.5"

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