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  • MAXENE ANDREWS - DOCUMENT MULTI-SIGNED 09/13/1946  - HFSID 288913
    MAXENE ANDREWS - DOCUMENT MULTI-SIGNED 09/13/1946 - HFSID 288913
    Consent form authorizing the Motion Picture Relief Fund to reproduce Maxene Andrews's signature and likeness for a series of stamps raising money for needy film industry veterans. The form is signed twice by Andrews, once as an autograph sample and again to grant permission. A remarkable, perfectly verified example!

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • LOUISE CARLYLE - CONTRACT MULTI-SIGNED 12/20/1945  - HFSID 262677
    LOUISE CARLYLE - CONTRACT MULTI-SIGNED 12/20/1945 - HFSID 262677
    LOUISE CARLYLE The singer signs a 6-month contract for weekly appearances on ABC-Radio's Hires Sunday Evening Party. Contract signed three times: "Louise Carlyle", 3 pages, 8½x14. New York, New York, contract dated 1945 December 19, but she signs on December 20.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • PERRY COMO - DOCUMENT DOUBLE SIGNED 06/26/1946  - HFSID 289003
    PERRY COMO - DOCUMENT DOUBLE SIGNED 06/26/1946 - HFSID 289003
    Consent form authorizing the Motion Picture Relief Fund to reproduce Perry Como's signature and likeness for a series of stamps raising money for needy film industry veterans. The form is signed twice by Como, once as an autograph sample and again to grant permission. A remarkable, perfectly verified example!

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • PERRY COMO - DOCUMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 287403
    PERRY COMO - DOCUMENT SIGNED - HFSID 287403
    PERRY COMO Signed documentary letter permitting use of his name and image in newspaper publicity Documentary Letter signed: "Perry Como", 1 page, 8x9¾. Undated release form, authorizing the Chicago Tribune - New York News Syndicate to use his name and image for editorial and publicity purposes, not including commercial advertising.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • PERRY COMO - DOCUMENT SIGNED 08/19/1955  - HFSID 2887
    PERRY COMO - DOCUMENT SIGNED 08/19/1955 - HFSID 2887
    PERRY COMO Perry Como signs a printed release form to News Syndicate Co., Inc. Document signed: "Perry Como", 1p, 8½x11. 1955 August 19, New York, NY. Printed Release Form to News Syndicate Co., Inc., allowing use of his personality for promotional purposes.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • COUNT BASIE - DOCUMENT SIGNED 01/24/1949  - HFSID 257335
    COUNT BASIE - DOCUMENT SIGNED 01/24/1949 - HFSID 257335
    COUNT BASIE Count Basie signed this contract in 1949 to release the William Morris Agency as his agent for $1,015.72. Document signed "Count Basie". Also signed by representative of the William Morris Agency. 8¼x10¾, 2 pages, single-sided sheets, on William Morris Agency letterhead with two file holed at top edge. Jan.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • COUNT BASIE - DOCUMENT SIGNED 03/18/1944  - HFSID 263182
    COUNT BASIE - DOCUMENT SIGNED 03/18/1944 - HFSID 263182
    COUNT BASIE. Document signed: "Count Basie", 1p, 8½x11 carbon. New York, N.Y., 1944 March 18. Basie agrees to furnish a vocalist during his engagements at the Roxy Theatre and also that the contract prices of such engagements include the cost of such vocalist.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • BOB (GEORGE ROBERT) CROSBY - DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/12/1946  - HFSID 288995
    BOB (GEORGE ROBERT) CROSBY - DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/12/1946 - HFSID 288995
    Consent form authorizing the Motion Picture Relief Fund to reproduce Bob Crosby's signature and likeness for a series of stamps raising money for needy film industry veterans. The form is signed by Crosby once to grant permission. A remarkable, perfectly verified example!

    Sale Price $446.25

    $525.00

  • XAVIER CUGAT - CONTRACT SIGNED 03/15/1950  - HFSID 153801
    XAVIER CUGAT - CONTRACT SIGNED 03/15/1950 - HFSID 153801
    XAVIER CUGAT Bandleader Xavier Cugat, the Rumba King, signed this two-year contract with RKO Radio Pictures in 1950 to appear in three films. Contract signed "Xavier Cugat" in green in and by vice-president of RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. in black ink. Blue and lead pencil notations in unknown hand and black ink stamps.

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • XAVIER CUGAT - DOCUMENT DOUBLE SIGNED 01/27/1947  - HFSID 288996
    XAVIER CUGAT - DOCUMENT DOUBLE SIGNED 01/27/1947 - HFSID 288996
    Consent form authorizing the Motion Picture Relief Fund to reproduce Cugat's signature and likeness for a series of stamps raising money for needy film industry veterans. He has signed twice, once to authorize the deal and once as a signature example. Also signed by a studio representative. A perfectly verified example of a rare signature!

    Sale Price $552.50

    $650.00

  • XAVIER CUGAT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 10/13/1954  - HFSID 943
    XAVIER CUGAT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 10/13/1954 - HFSID 943
    XAVIER CUGAT Latin bandleader Xavier Cugat signed this release form in 1954 to give the Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate permission to use his name and likeness. Document signed "Xavier Cugat". Pencil notations below signature in unknown hand. 1 page, 8½x11. Oct. 13, 1954. Addressed to New Syndicate Co.

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT DOUBLE SIGNED 05/05/1952  - HFSID 345557
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT DOUBLE SIGNED 05/05/1952 - HFSID 345557
    GLORIA DeHAVEN The actress from Hollywood's Golden Age signed this contract twice, once on the primary contract and once on the attached rider Contract Double Signed: "G DeH" on the rider and "Gloria DeHaven" on the contract itself.

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT DOUBLE SIGNED 11/25/1952  - HFSID 178211
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT DOUBLE SIGNED 11/25/1952 - HFSID 178211
    The actress signed this carbon copy contract for a four-week tour of Italy and other European venues with Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra in 1952. She was to receive $3,000 a week for her trouble.

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT MULTI-SIGNED 10/20/1961  - HFSID 262616
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT MULTI-SIGNED 10/20/1961 - HFSID 262616
    GLORIA DeHAVEN She signs a contract to appear on Perry Como's TV show in 1961 Contract Multi-Signed: "Gloria DeHaven" as Performer. 2p front and verso, 8½x11 with 13p rider (8½x11). Initialed: "GDH" six times once on contract five times on the rider.

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT SIGNED 02/01/1952  - HFSID 178207
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT SIGNED 02/01/1952 - HFSID 178207
    GLORIA DeHAVEN The actress signs a contract between herself and Radio Corporation of America Contract Signed: "Gloria DeHaven" in ink. 3p, 8¼x10¾. New York, New York, July 7, 1952.

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT SIGNED 02/24/1958  - HFSID 178206
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT SIGNED 02/24/1958 - HFSID 178206
    GLORIA DeHAVEN The actress signed this contract with Decca Records. Inc. in blue ink Contract Signed: "Gloria DeHaven" in ink. 1p, 8½x13. February 24, 1958. Gloria DeHaven and Decca Records, Inc. agree to cancel a phonograph recording agreement of November 11, 1954.

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT SIGNED 05/31/1954  - HFSID 178210
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT SIGNED 05/31/1954 - HFSID 178210
    GLORIA DeHAVEN She signs this contract between herself and the Fran-Stef Manufacturing Company Carbon Document Signed: "Gloria DeHaven" in ink. 3p, 8½x13. New York, New York, 1954 May 31. DeHaven c/o William Morris Agency, Inc.

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT SIGNED 08/28/1953  - HFSID 178208
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT SIGNED 08/28/1953 - HFSID 178208
    The American actress signed this contract between herself and Fosters' Agency for them to represent her for a period of one year throughout Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and Continental Europe

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT SIGNED 11/1954  - HFSID 178209
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - CONTRACT SIGNED 11/1954 - HFSID 178209
    GLORIA DeHAVEN The actress whose career spanned over half a century signed this contract with Decca Records. Inc. Contract Signed: "Gloria DeHaven" in ink. 4p, 8½x13. November 1954. Gloria DeHaven and Decca Records, Inc. agree to allow Decca Records Inc.

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/11/1973  - HFSID 250671
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/11/1973 - HFSID 250671
    GLORIA DeHAVEN The actress signed this document in 1973, giving John G. Irwin power of attorney to negotiate the purchase of a piece of property in Encino, California Document Signed: "Gloria De Haven" in blue ink. Also signed by notary in blue ink. 1 page, 13¾x8½. July 11, 1973.

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 10/20/1952  - HFSID 178255
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 10/20/1952 - HFSID 178255
    The actress signed this document in 1952 in order to discharge Famous Artists Corporation as her agent. She signed this during a dry spell in her movie career, when she had only one movie appearance in two years

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 11/24/1959  - HFSID 178212
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 11/24/1959 - HFSID 178212
    GLORIA DeHAVEN This carbon copy document advising Seeco Records to send payments to William Morris Agency in New York City is signed by the actress in blue ink Document Signed: "Gloria DeHaven" in blue ink. 1 page, 8½x11, carbon copy. Dated November 24, 1959.

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • GLORIA DEHAVEN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 12/22/1952 CO-SIGNED BY: LEW SCHREIBER - HFSID 174646
    GLORIA DEHAVEN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 12/22/1952 CO-SIGNED BY: LEW SCHREIBER - HFSID 174646
    GLORIA DeHAVEN and LEW SCHREIBER The actress signed this contract with the Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation Document Signed: "Gloria DeHaven" in ink. 1p, 7¼x4½. No place, no date. Carbon Partial.

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • TOMMY DORSEY - DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/20/1946  - HFSID 253107
    TOMMY DORSEY - DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/20/1946 - HFSID 253107
    TOMMY DORSEY. Typed DS: "T Dorsey", 1p, 81/2x11. Headed: "MUSICAL PROGRAM WORKSHEET", dated by Dorsey: "6/20/46". Signed on stamped agreement in bottom right corner. For the program "Casino Gardens - Dorsey", which ran on Thursday, June 20, 1946 from 9:30-10:30 PST.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • GEORGE DUNING - CONTRACT DOUBLE SIGNED 05/04/1962  - HFSID 158333
    GEORGE DUNING - CONTRACT DOUBLE SIGNED 05/04/1962 - HFSID 158333
    GEORGE DUNING Double Signed 5-year contract with Music Corporation of America Contract double signed: "George Duning", and again below, "George Duning" in blue ink, 1 page, 8¼x16½. Beverly Hills, California, May 4, 1962.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • GEORGE DUNING - CONTRACT SIGNED 05/04/1962  - HFSID 158334
    GEORGE DUNING - CONTRACT SIGNED 05/04/1962 - HFSID 158334
    GEORGE DUNING 5 pages of supplementary materials to a concurrently signed contract with Music Corporation of America Contract signed: "George Duning", 5 pages, 8½x11. Beverly Hills, California, May 4, 1962.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • DUKE ELLINGTON - DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/01/1958  - HFSID 291398
    DUKE ELLINGTON - DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/01/1958 - HFSID 291398
    DUKE ELLINGTON Signing as witness to the purchase of "Dual Highway" by Tempo Music Document signed: "Duke Ellington" as Witness, 4 pages, 8½x11. New York, N.Y., 1958 April 1. Agreement between Tempo Music, Inc. and Johnny Hodges, writer of the song "Dual Highway," transferring exclusive rights to the publisher.

    Sale Price $850.00

    $1,000.00

  • BENNY GOODMAN - CONTRACT SIGNED 03/26/1958  - HFSID 49060
    BENNY GOODMAN - CONTRACT SIGNED 03/26/1958 - HFSID 49060
    BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman signs a contract with the William Morris Agency about payment. Contract signed: "Benny Goodman" for Park Recording Company. Letter form, 1p, 8½x11. No place, 1958 March 26. To William Morris Agency, New York.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • BENNY GOODMAN - CONTRACT SIGNED 09/28/1959  - HFSID 49063
    BENNY GOODMAN - CONTRACT SIGNED 09/28/1959 - HFSID 49063
    BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman signs a document with ABC Television to appear in "John Gunther's High Road". Partly Printed Document Double Signed: "Benny Goodman" as Employer and "Benny Goodman" as Leader, 2p (front and verso), 8½x15. New York, New York, 1959 September 28.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • BENNY GOODMAN - CONTRACT SIGNED 10/03/1958  - HFSID 49062
    BENNY GOODMAN - CONTRACT SIGNED 10/03/1958 - HFSID 49062
    BENNY GOODMAN Benny Goodman signs a document with Park Recording Company to appear in a one hour TV special. Partly Printed Document Signed: "Benny Goodman", 4p signed on page 3, 8½x11. New York, New York, 1958 October 3. On letterhead of William Morris Agency.

    Sale Price $382.50

    $425.00

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