JAMES "JIMMY" STEWART - CONTRACT SIGNED 04/26/1961 - HFSID 172547
JAMES STEWART Oscar-winning actor James Stewart signed this document in 1961, agreeing to give Shirley Jones third billing below his name and that of Richard Widmark in the film Two Rode Together. Document signed "James Stewart" and by a representative of Columbia Pictures Corporation, both in blue ink.
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Oscar-winning actor James Stewart signed this document in 1961, agreeing to give Shirley Jones third billing below his name and that of Richard Widmark in the film Two Rode Together.
Document signed "James Stewart" and by a representative of Columbia Pictures Corporation, both in blue ink. Black and blue ink and lead pencil notations in unknown hand. 1 page, 8½x11, on Columbia Pictures letterhead, with two binder holes at top edge. April 26, 1961. Addressed to Mr. James Stewart c/o MCA Artists, Ltd., Beverly Hills, California. Stewart signed this document to amend a contract he signed with Columbia to appear in Two Rode Together (1961). By signing this, he agreed that co-star Shirley Jones would receive third billing, below his name and that or co-star Richard Widmark, in the film's credits and advertising. Stewart (1908-1997, born in Indiana, Pennsylvania) starred in more recognized masterpieces of the American cinema than any other actor. In 1940, he won the Best Actor Academy Award for The Philadelphia Story, and he was nominated for Oscars in the same category for Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), It's A Wonderful Life (1946), Harvey (1950) and Anatomy of a Murder (1959). Stewart, who was awarded an Honorary Academy Award in 1984, also appeared in You Can't Take It With You (1938), Destry Rides Again (1939), The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), Rear Window (1954), The Spirit of St. Louis (1957), Vertigo (1958) and a long list of other features. Lightly stained and creased. Dents at right edge. Light tears and staple holes at top edge. Folded thrice and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition.
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