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    Marlon Brando Signed Design Contract for his Tetiaroa Home. An 11-page AIA Standard From of Agreement Between Owner and Architect contract between Brando and Bernard Judge, dated October 15, 1971, with handwritten revisions and addenda throughout, initialed by Brando seventeen times and signed by him on the last page in black ink. The reverse of the last page features an addendum that appears to have been handwritten by Brando. The contract engaged Judge to assist Brando with the construction of an airplane runway and required support facilities on Brando's atoll of Tetiaroa in French Polynesia. Brando had fallen in love with Tahiti while making Mutiny on the Bounty, and he took a 99-year lease on part of Tetiaroa, where he intended to build an environmental laboratory and an eco-resort. The hotel was eventually built after numerous redesigns and changes by Brando over the years, and is now closed. (A new hotel consisting of 30 deluxe villas is due to open in 2008.) The contract is in Excellent condition with only very minor wear. From the collection of Marlon Brando. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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