GLENN FORD - CONTRACT SIGNED 11/01/1952 - HFSID 272265
GLENN FORD By putting his signature on this document, the actor agrees to employ the William Morris Agency, Inc. Carbon Partly Printed Contract signed: "Glenn Ford" in ink as Artist, 2p, 8x13½. Beverly Hills, California, November 1, 1952.
Sale Price $324.00
GLENN FORD By putting his signature on this document, the actor agrees to employ the William Morris Agency, Inc. Carbon Partly Printed Contract signed: "Glenn Ford" in ink as Artist, 2p, 8x13½. Beverly Hills, California, November 1, 1952. Headed: "Exclusive Agency Contract". Ford employs the William Morris Agency, Inc. "as his sole and exclusive Agent and/or Artist's Manager (and agrees not to act as his own agent) in the variety field over which the American Guild of Variety Artists (hereinafter called AGVA) has jurisdiction...." The term of the contract was for one year, commencing on December 8, 1952 and ending on December 7, 1953. Ford agrees to pay a commission of ten percent to the Agency. Also signed by an Agent for the William Morris Agency, Inc. During the term of this contract, Ford starred in Terror on a Train (also known as Time Bomb), The Man From Alamo, Plunder of the Sun, The Big Heat and Appointment in Honduras. After making his screen debut in 20th Century-Fox's Heaven With a Barbed Wire Fence (1939), Glenn Ford (1916-2006) played diverse roles, including dark characters like in The Blackboard Jungle (1955), romantic leading men as in The Gazebo (1959) and rugged western heroes such as in Cimarron (1960). In 1958, Ford was voted the number one male box-office attraction. Later in his career, he appeared on television and feature films, most notably Superman (1978). Ford was awarded a Golden Globe for his performance in the 1961 film Pocketful of Miracles. He enlisted in the military three times, but, to his dismay, he did not see any action on the front lines of either WWII or the Vietnam War. Lightly creased with folds. Chipped at lower blank edge, which has ½-inch tear that touches two lines of print (paper intact) and two ¼-inch tears at blank area. Two file holes at upper blank margin, staple holes at upper left corner and margin. Otherwise, fine condition.
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