BURGESS MEREDITH - DOCUMENT SIGNED 10/04/1972 - HFSID 147621
Sale Price $342.00
Oscar-nominated Burgess Meredith, who produced and directed several movies during his career, filled out this document in 1972 to determine his fees for the Directors Guild of America.
Annotated document signed "Burgess Meredith" with his Mailbu, California address in black ink. Blue ink notations in unknown hand and blue ink date stamp. 1 page, 8½x11, photocopy. Oct. 4, 1972. Directors Guild Annual Filing. Meredith indicates that he has not received any earnings as a Producer-Director for 1972, and estimates none for 1973. Meredith had produced and directed a number of movies during his career, but not after 1970. He produced the movies Diary of a Chambermaid (1946), which he also co-wrote and starred in, and On Our Merry Way (1948), in which he also starred. He also directed the movies The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949), in which he also starred; The Yin and Yang of Dr. Go (1970), in which he also appeared; a 1957 episode of Playhouse 90 entitled The Jet-Propelled Couch; and the postwar documentary A Yank Comes Back, which he also wrote and starred in. Meredith (1907-1997, born Oliver Burgess Meredith in Cleveland, Ohio), who made his stage debut in 1929 and his film debut in 1936 (Winterset, reprising his stage role), was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for The Day of the Locust (1975) and Rocky (1976). Meredith appeared in feature films as both a character and lead actor, and his credits include Of Mice and Men (1939), Advise and Consent (1962), In Harm's Way (1965), Hurry Sundown (1967), Foul Play (1978), Grumpy Old Men (1993) and its sequel Grumpier Old Men (1995). He was also a frequent guest TV performer, appearing in a number of made-for-television movies and on Playhouse 90 (1957), The Twilight Zone (1959, 1961, 1963), Bonanza (1967), The Monkees (1968) and Batman, in one of his most memorable roles, "The Penguin" (series and film, 1966). Lightly creased. Photocopy marks. Folded twice and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition.
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