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    A Large and Good Group of Actor Signed Documents, 1940s-1950s. Approximately 100 individual sheets of paper (on various letterheads), dated from 1947 to 1959, correspondence between MCA/Paramount and agencies like William Morris and Jaffe, etc., text outlines in part how the different agencies around town were able to "accept delivery of any and all checks and/or sums of money" on behalf of their actor clients, signed in blue or black fountain pen or ballpoint ink in the lower right corners by (in alphabetical order): Eddie Albert, Mischa Auer, Pearl Bailey, Anne Bancroft, Ann Blyth, Ernest Borgnine, Lloyd Bridges, Yul Brynner, Jeff Chandler, Jeanne Crain, Ruby Dee, Gloria DeHaven, Edward Dmytryk, Kirk Douglas, Jimmy Durante, Anita Ekberg, Mel Ferrer, Eva Gabor, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Cedric Hardwicke, Sessue Hayakawa, Louis Hayward, Katharine Hepburn, Darryl Hickman, Tab Hunter, Burl Ives, Mahlia Jackson, Dean Jagger, Glynis Johns, Cecil Kellaway, Deborah Kerr, Otto Kruger, Fernando Lamas, Dorothy Lamour, Abbe Lane, Angela Lansbury, Francis Lederer, Tina Louise, Anna Magnani, Karl Malden, Fredric March, Raymond Massey, Marilyn Maxwell, Robert Morse, David Niven, Ramon Novarro, Donald O'Connor, Jack Palance, Fess Parker, Anthony Quinn, Debbie Reynolds, Thelma Ritter, Edward G. Robinson, Gilbert Roland, Cesar Romero, Eva Marie Saint, George Sanders, Martha Scott, Inger Stevens, Robert Taylor, Kay Thompson, Dimitri Tiomkin, George Tobias, Sophie Tucker, Mamie Van Doren, Jack Warden, David Wayne, Cornel Wilde, James Wong Howe, Teresa Wright, Keenan Wynn, Gig Young, and Robert Young, among a few others. (Please note there are fold marks, slight creases, and minor staining on all pages but signatures are not affected.)
    11" x 8 1/2"

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