CAROLYN JONES - CONTRACT SIGNED 09/29/1965 - HFSID 276719
CAROLYN JONES While starring as Morticia on The Addams Family, she signs as Shindig's guest host. Document signed: "Carolyn Jones", 1p, 8½x14, with a accompanying rider (1p, 8½x5¾). She has also initialed the contract and rider "C.J." in lower right corner of each.
Sale Price $765.00
While starring as Morticia on The Addams Family, she signs as Shindig's guest host.
Document signed: "Carolyn Jones", 1p, 8½x14, with a accompanying rider (1p, 8½x5¾). She has also initialed the contract and rider "C.J." in lower right corner of each. Beverly Hills, California, 1965 September 29. Jones signs a standard, printed AFTRA engagement contract for a single TV broadcast, agreeing to appear as Principal Performer and Guest Host on the TV variety show Shindig, with a performance 29 September for broadcast 9 October 1965. She is to be paid $4,000 for the appearance. The rider stipulates that failure to credit her as guest host of the program would be a breach of contract, and authorizes her appearance on The Addams Family, but on no other radio and TV programs, within 21 days before, or 8 days after, the Shindig broadcast date. Pencil note (unknown hand) in lower right of rider: "Danny Kaye/Hollywood Palace". Carolyn Jones was the macabre matriarch Morticia Addams on The Addams Family, which was televised on ABC from 1964-1966. She had received an Academy Award nomination in 1957 for The Bachelor Party and was the memorable bongo-playing girlfriend of Frank Sinatra in Frank Capra's A Hole in the Head (1959). She died of cancer in 1983 at the age of 54. Staple and binder holes. Heavy bisecting horizontal fold. Otherwise, fine condition. Soiled spot in lower right corner of document touches "J." of her initials. Otherwise, fine condition.
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