ADOLPHE MENJOU - CONTRACT SIGNED 05/18/1955 - HFSID 272482
ADOLPHE MENJOU The actor employs the William Morris Agency as his agent for television motion pictures. Carbon Partly Printed Contract signed: "Adolphe Menjou" in ink as Actor on page 6, 6p, 8½x11, front and verso. Beverly Hills, California, 1955 March 18.
Sale Price $396.00
The actor employs the William Morris Agency as his agent for television motion pictures.
Carbon Partly Printed Contract signed: "Adolphe Menjou" in ink as Actor on page 6, 6p, 8½x11, front and verso. Beverly Hills, California, 1955 March 18. On letterhead of William Morris Agency, Inc. Menjou employs the William Morris Agency, Inc. as his "agent for television motion pictures" for a period of three years, beginning on March 18, 1955. Also signed by an Agent of the William Morris Agency, Inc. In the year he signed this contract, Menjou appeared in one feature film, Timberjack, and he guest starred on an episode of the TV anthology, Science Fiction Theatre. Over the term of this contract, Menjou appeared in several feature films, including The Ambassador's Daughter and Bundle of Joy (both 1956) and The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown and Paths of Glory (both 1957). In 1958, the year this contract expired, he was seen on the big screen in I Married a Woman, and Menjou also began hosting and occasionally starring in episodes of the TV anthology, Target. Stage, screen and television actor Adolphe Menjou (1890-1963) was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for The Front Page (1930-1931 Academy). Known for his waxed black mustache and stylish wardrobe, he usually appeared as a dapper man-of-the world in more than 100 films, including A Woman of Paris (1923), Morocco (1930), Little Miss Marker (1934), Stage Door (1937), A Star is Born (1937) and Paths of Glory (1957). His other films include A Farewell to Arms (1932) and Pollyanna (1960), and Menjou also hosted several TV series, including My Favorite Story (1953-1954) and Target (1958). His 1948 autobiography was appropriately titled, It Took Nine Tailors. Lightly creased with folds, not at signature. Staple holes at upper left corner, four file holes at upper margin. Fine condition.
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