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    Fatty Arbuckle Signed Contract (1923). A four-page agreement between Reel Comedies Incorporated and silent-era film comedian Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, employing to provide "a series of ten two-reel motion picture comedies not exceeding ten in number, all of proper and entertaining character," signed by Arbuckle in black ink on the last page, along with a notary seal. At the time, Arbuckle's career was still reeling from the blow caused by the scandalous death of Virginia Rappe and his perceived role in it, an experience from which he -- and Hollywood in general -- would never truly recover. The words "proper and entertaining character" in the agreement were surely related to that tragic situation.The contract is in Very Fine condition with mild wear and tanning and some fold creases, and is still in its original document cover.Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2007
    14th-15th Saturday-Sunday
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