JAMES "JIMMY" STEWART - DOCUMENT SIGNED 03/24/1958 - HFSID 265518
Sale Price $360.00
James Stewart signs a document for a $32,500 loan made to the Trinity Broadcasting Company through the Fort Worth National Bank.
Partly Printed Document Signed: "James Stewart", 1p, 8½x13¾. Tarrant County, Texas, 1958 March 24. Headed: "Guaranty Contract". The actor signs for a $32,500 loan made to the Trinity Broadcasting Company through the Fort Worth National Bank. In part: "KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That, for the sum of ONE DOLLAR, I, we, or either of us, hereinafter referred to as the undersigned, hereby bind ourselves, jointly and severally, to pay to The Fort Worth National Bank, hereinafter referred to as the Bank, at its office in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, any and all indebtedness, to the extent hereinafter mentioned, which TRINITY BROADCASTING COMPANY hereinafter referred to as the Borrower, may now or may at any time hereafter owe said Bank...The undersigned shall not be required to pay the Bank hereunder more than the sum of $32,500 THIRTY-TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND NO/100...." In the year he signed this document, Stewart appeared in two films: Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo and Bell, Book and Candle.James "Jimmy" Stewart (1908-1997) 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, Destry Rides Again, Winchester 73, Rear Window, The Spirit of St. Louis, The Glenn Miller Story, The Greatest Show on Earth and a long list of other features. Lightly creased with folds, light horizontal fold touches the upper loop of the "J" in James and the upper portions of the "St" and last "t" of Stewart. "Cancelled" written in ink (unknown hand) at upper right margin. Staple holes at upper left blank corner, 2 file holes at upper blank margin. Overall, fine condition.
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