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    Darryl Zanuck Signed Options Agreement. A seven-page Option Agreement between Darryl F. Zanuck and the Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, dated April 16, 1940, and detailing the shares of studio stock available to Zanuck in a new pact to extend from August 22, 1942 to March 31, 1947. Zanuck has signed in black fountain ink, and the document is also signed by Sidney Kent (Twentieth Century-Fox president) and J. Lang (Assistant Secretary) and stamped with the Fox corporate seal. The lot also includes a letter, typed on studio paper with the handsome Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation letterhead, to Zanuck from Kent regarding the agreement, dated April 17, 1940, and signed "Sidney;" and a letter on Democratic National Committee stationery, dated April 18, 1945, signed by Bob Hannegan (committee chairman), and addressed to Zanuck, regarding the concept of a film entitled The Life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. (Roosevelt had just died April 12.) All items are in Excellent condition. Interesting artifacts related to one of Hollywood's greatest all-time moguls and moviemakers. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
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