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Carbon Typed DS: "Frances Langford" in ink on page 3, 3p, 8½x13, separate sheets. No place, 1947 March 8. Headed: "Recording Agreement/Mercury Radio & Television Corporation".

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Condition: Lightly creased, Slightly soiled, otherwise fine condition Add to watchlist:
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FRANCES LANGFORD. Carbon Typed DS: "Frances Langford" in ink on page 3, 3p, 8½x13, separate sheets. No place, 1947 March 8. Headed: "Recording Agreement/Mercury Radio & Television Corporation". Amendment to a written contract of June 29, 1946 between Langford and Mercury Radio & Television Corporation. In part: "MERCURY agrees that it will cause an inspection to be made of eight certain masters which are now in the possession of FRANCIS F. QUITTNER who is a Trustee in Bankruptcy for ARA Record Company. If said masters are found, upon inspection, to be in satisfactory condition, MERCURY will purchase the same from said trustee and will use said masters for the purposes and upon the conditions hereinafter set forth...The amount so paid by MERCURY for each master shall not be chargeable by MERCURY as an espense against royalties to be paid to FRANCES LANGFORD...." The eight masters, musical numbers recorded by Langford, are listed as: You Belong To My Heart, Close As Pages In A Book, Every Time We Say Goodbye, Our Waltz, Please Don't Play No. Six Tonight, Pretty Soon, Let Me Love You Tonight and More And More. Also signed by a representative of Mecury Radio & Television Corporation. In 1947, Langford appeared in the film, Beat the Band, as Ann Rogers. Her character sang three songs in the film. Actress and band singer Frances Langford (1914-2005) was a radio star of the 1940s, performing on her own show, with Bob Hope and paired with Don Ameche in the comedic The Bickersons. Her best film work includes Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) and The Bamboo Blonde (1945). Langford's musical repertoire featured show tunes and pop standards. On thin paper. Lightly creased with folds, not at signatures. Chipped at blank edges of first page. Staple and staple holes at upper left blank corners, two file holes at upper blank margins. Slightly soiled at upper blank margin of first page. Overall, fine condition.

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