DescriptionA Handwritten Note Relating to "The Searchers," 1955. Penned in blue ballpoint ink by Wayne on a single sheet of lined yellow notepaper, reading in full "I am very / happy that you / have decided on using / me for "The Searchers" / It is my unders. / that I will receive / 10% of the distributors gross returns in perpetuity. / I also understand that / the manner of payment / is dependent on your / releasing deal. / John Wayne;" included is a typewritten letter dated "June 15, 1955" from Mary St. John [Wayne's longtime secretary] noting that Wayne handed this letter to Merian Cooper [executive producer of the film] and that the "lawyers" and "tax men" needed to get the "final contract drawn up;" both pieces have a two-hole punch mark on top margins.
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