KATHARINE HEPBURN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 02/22/1967 - HFSID 345628
KATHARINE HEPBURN Double-matted to a size of 20x14, this contractual document is signed by one of the greatest female actresses of all time and is accompanied by a black and white headshot Document Signed: "Katharine Hepburn". One page. 8x9½. February 22, 1967.
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KATHARINE HEPBURN Double-matted to a size of 20x14, this contractual document is signed by one of the greatest female actresses of all time and is accompanied by a black and white headshot Document Signed: "Katharine Hepburn". One page. 8x9½. February 22, 1967. Article IX of an agreement between Columbia Pictures Corporation and Hepburn certifying that definitions of terms used in standard film contracts are understood. Signed at the conclusion in black felt tip by Hepburn and countersigned by a studio secretary. Attractively double-matted with a portrait of Hepburn to an overall size of 20x14. Though unspecified in this document, this agreement most likely related to the film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, which was released in December of 1967. Stage, screen, and television actress Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003) was nominated for 12 Academy Awards for Best Actress, winning four: Morning Glory (1934), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), The Lion in Winter (1969) and On Golden Pond (1982). She won an Emmy for Love Among the Ruins (1975). Altogether, she notched 12 Oscar, 5 Emmy and 2 Tony nominations. Like many film actors and actresses, she first broke into show business on the stage, making her first appearances on Broadway in 1928 with roles in Night Hostess and These Days. She returned to Broadway frequently throughout her career, sometimes to rehabilitate her public image. Her final role on Broadway was in the comedy The West Side Waltz (1982), which she starred in. In 1932, she made her first appearance in a film, starring in A Bill of Divorcement alongside John Barrymore. Over the decades, she played opposite most of her era's biggest stars, including Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne, Laurence Olivier, Henry Fonda, and Spencer Tracy, the latter of whom she made nine films with. Her intimate relationship with Tracy spanned 26 years (until his death in 1967) and is the most famous extramarital affair in the history of Hollywood. Tracy was married to Louise Tracy, and the two had been estranged for years. Later in life, she starred in several television movies, the last being One Christmas (1994). In 1991, she published an autobiography titled Me: Stories of My Life. To the present day, Hepburn remains a significant cultural icon due to her prolific career and disregard for the Hollywood social scene and its conventions at the time. After she divorced in 1934, she never married again, choosing to live independently for the rest of her life. Her career floundered at times, particularly in the years just before WWII broke out from 1934-1940. This can be partially attributed to her poor relationship with the press, whom she refused to deal with cordially in many cases. She was named the greatest female star in the history of Hollywood by the American Film Institute in 1999, although naturally some disagree. Small stain in upper right corner of document. Otherwise, fine condition.
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