PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN - CONTRACT SIGNED 02/12/1952 - HFSID 13094
Sale Price $1,190.00
Ronald Reagan signs a contract amending his October 26, 1949, contract with Universal.
Carbon Typed Contract signed: "Ronald Reagan" in ink, 2p, separate sheets, 8½x11. Universal City, California, 1952 February 12. Contract in letter form to Reagan signed by two officers of Universal Pictures. Reagan has signed under the words: "Approved and Accepted". Amending his October 26, 1949, contract with Universal to read "three (3) years, four (4) months, two (2) weeks and three (3) days" instead of "five (5) years". Reagan also agrees that he has "heretofore been paid in full all compensation heretofore earned...under and pursuant to said contract of employment...." Under the 1949 Universal contract, Reagan starred in Louisa (1950) with Ruth Hussey and Piper Laurie and Bedtime for Bonzo (1951) with Diana Lynn and Walter Slezak. No longer working under his 1949 contract with Universal after 1952, Reagan starred in films for Paramount, Warner Bros., MGM, RKO and Columbia in the 1950s. On March 4, 1952, three weeks after signing this contract, Ronald Reagan married Nancy Davis. Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) had two careers: actor and politician. His first movie was Love is on the Air (1937) and his 53rd and last film was The Killers (1964). In 1965, he wrote his autobiography, Where's the Rest of Me?, a line from his role as Drake McHugh in King's Row (1942). Reagan left his job hosting television's Death Valley Days during the 1965-1966 season, when he entered politics. Elected Governor of California in 1966, he was reelected in 1970. Reagan began his campaign for the presidency and narrowly lost the 1976 Republican nomination to Gerald Ford. He was elected President in 1980 and was reelected in 1984. After leaving office in 1989, he wrote his second autobiography, An American Life. On February 6, 2001, Reagan became just the third U.S. President to reach the age of 90 and the nation's longest living President until Gerald Ford (d. 2006) lived 45 days longer. Lightly creased. Folds. File holes and torn staple holes in upper blank margins.
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