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    Humphrey Bogart Signed Contract. A one-page document dated September 22, 1953, severing Humphrey Bogart's relationship with Warner Bros. after 15 years. The document brought a mutual termination to an earlier employment contract from 1946, during which Bogart appeared in The Big Sleep and Treasure of the Sierra Madre. After the release of The Caine Mutiny and Beat the Devil in 1953, Warner Bros. decided to re-examine their relationship with the actor. Since the 1946 agreement, Bogart had appeared in only four films for Warner -- and nine for other studios -- and rejected three of their scripts over two years, while scoring various successes elsewhere. An excellent document marking the end of an era, it features an exceptional signature by Bogart in blue ink, and is in Fine condition with moderate tanning and wrinkling, and a fold crease across the center. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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