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    Irving Thalberg Signed Letter. Remembered in film history as MGM's "Boy Wonder," Irving Thalberg is still the most legendary of all Hollywood producers, even over 70 years after his early death. This three-page, typed letter on MGM letterhead, dated December 15, 1924 (the first year MGM was in operation), confirms an arrangement between MGM and Famous Players Lasky Corporation regarding the loan out of Aileen Pringle for the lead role in A Kiss in the Dark. The agreement lists compensation, transportation, meals, wardrobe, etc., and is signed on the third page by Thalberg and Pringle. In Fine condition, with torn file holes at the top edge, light creasing, two fold creases, and a paper clip impression to the upper left corner. The signature of Thalberg is very desirable in any form, especially on documents from MGM, where he and Louis B. Mayer ruled over (as the famous publicity proclaimed), "More Stars than the Heavens." Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2007
    14th-15th Saturday-Sunday
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