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    Mary Astor Signed Checks (4) With Signed Publishing Agreement. Four checks signed by Academy-Award winning actress Mary Astor. Also included is a publishing agreement Astor entered into on May 23, 1961 with Doubleday and Company. Astor enjoyed a wildly successful career on the big screen that began in the silent era and culminated in an Oscar and an iconic role opposite Humphrey Bogart in 1941's The Maltese Falcon. Also included is an envelope from December 30, 1959 addressed to a friend in New York. The checks are signed from the years 1975, 1978, 1979, and 1984. The recipients include "...Book of the Month Club, Inc. / Cash / T.V. Guide / Compton..." The publishing agreement advanced her $5,000 for her novel "Baby-Kate," whose title was later changed to The Image of Kate. Checks measure 6" x 2.75". Agreement measures 8.5" x 17". Some tearing and creasing. Overall, in Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2020
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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