Skip to main content


    Marian Marsh Early Contracts. A fascinating packet containing Marian Marsh's early contracts and papers with Pathé Studios (1928 and 1929) and Goldwyn Studios (1930), as well as the agreement she made in 1933 with the Edington-Vincent agency. The contracts offer three Marsh signatures: two under her birth name of Violet Krauth (on a Pathé and Goldwyn document) and one under "Marian Marsh" (the agency agreement, after she'd achieved stardom in Svengali). The 70-plus years-old papers are a bit tattered but they are intact and the signatures are clean and complete; the documents are in overall Very Good condition. The 14-page Goldwyn contract signing Violet/Marian for the film Whoopee is especially detailed and interesting (e.g., "...the artist shall supply, at her own expense, all shoes, hosiery and underclothing necessary..."). From the Marian Marsh Archive. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

    View all of [The Marian Marsh Archive ]

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 907

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I think Heritage deserves a lot of credit for covering all technical bases without a hitch.
    Roy M.,
    New York, NY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,635,684