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GARY COOPER - DOCUMENT SIGNED 12/14/1945 - HFSID 280351

Academy Award-winning actor Gary Cooper signed this document with Warner Brothers in 1945 to certify that he would appear in the 1946 movie Cloak and Dagger. Document signed "Gary Cooper" in black ink and by a representative of United States Pictures, Inc.

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GARY COOPER
Academy Award-winning actor Gary Cooper signed this document with Warner Brothers in 1945 to certify that he would appear in the 1946 movie Cloak and Dagger.
Document signed "Gary Cooper" in black ink and by a representative of United States Pictures, Inc. in black ink and Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc. in brown ink. 14 pages, 8½x11, with two file holes at top edge, bound with 1 staple, carbon copy, thin paper. Dec. 14, 1945. Addressed to Mr. Gary Cooper, Beverly Hills, California. Cooper signed this document to certify that he would appear as Dr. Jesper in the 1946 film Cloak and Dagger, directed by Fritz Lang.He was tobegin work on the film between Feb. 1, 1946 and March 15, 1946. He was to be paid $200,000 for 12 weeks of work, plus a weekly salary of $16,666.66for any additional work after these 12 weeks. He would also receive 10 percent of the film's gross receipts over and above $2 million. Cloak and Dagger was the only movie in which Cooper appeared in 1946. Cooper (1901-1960, born Frank James Cooper in Helena, Montana) won two Oscars as Best Actor, in the title role in Sergeant York (1942) and as Marshal Will Kane in High Noon (1952).He was also nominated for the role of Longfellow Deeds in Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Lou Gehrig in The Pride of the Yankees (1942) and Robert Jordan in For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943). Cooper was awarded a Special Academy Award in 1961 "for his many memorable screen performances and the international recognition he, as an individual, has gained for the motion picture industry." Cooper was too ill to accept the Oscar in person and his close friend, a tearful Jimmy Stewart, accepted it in his name. A month later, Cooper died of cancer at the age of 60. Lightly toned, soiled and creased. Light tears at top and right edges. Carbon copy marks. Otherwise in fine condition.

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