ALAN KING - DOCUMENT DOUBLE SIGNED 04/16/1963 CO-SIGNED BY: HARRY ADLER - HFSID 262386
ALAN KING King and his agent each sign a contract and rider to perform at The Sands in Las Vegas. Document signed twice: "Alan King", 4 pages, 8½x12 and 8½x11. No place, 1963 April 16.
Sale Price $272.00
King and his agent each sign a contract and rider to perform at The Sands in Las Vegas.
Document signed twice: "Alan King", 4 pages, 8½x12 and 8½x11. No place, 1963 April 16. American Guild of Variety Artists standard engagement contract with the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas for two daily performances, seven days a week by King at $15,000 per week. Signed on the 1-page contract and the final page of a 3-page rider. Also signed twice by King's agent, "Harry Adler", who has also signed for King on another page of the rider. Comedian and actor Alan King (1927-2004) honed his material working in the Catskills and entertaining New Yorkers with his routine focusing on the frustrations of the middle-class Americans dealing with bloated, inefficient commercial and governmental institutions. He toured the U.S. and Great Britain with Judy Garland's variety show, including a command performance before Queen Elizabeth II. King published his first book of jokes in 1962, and continued appearing in various clubs and hotels. He appeared on Broadway in the late 1960s, then moved on to films in the 1980s and 1990s, including Author! Author! (1982), Enemies: A Love Story (1989), Bonfire of the Vanities (1990) and Casino (1995). Lightly creased. File and staple holes at top blank margin. Pencil notes (unknown hand) on rider and contract. Fine condition.
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