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    Boris Karloff Signed Contract. Rare contract signed by horror king Boris Karloff (1887-1969) for a proposed publication Boris Karloff Monthly Fictional Magazine. The nine-page agreement between Karloff (represented by the MCA Corporation) and Great American Publications, dated February 17, 1960, outlines all details of the proposed magazine (to be of "a substantially similar quality as The Saint Mystery Magazine"), including financial compensation. The contract amply gives evidence of the clout the venerable Karloff enjoyed at this time, including promises of quality material and assurances of no advertising of "Laxative, depletives, deodorants and personal hygiene products." Excellent Karloff signature in blue ink. A striking piece with insight into the value of the Boris Karloff star name. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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