RUDY VALLEE - CONTRACT SIGNED 11/21/1949 CO-SIGNED BY: EDDIE SHERMAN - HFSID 158379
Sale Price $378.00
RUDYVALLÉE, CO-SIGNED BY: EDWARD SHERMAN
Rudy Vallée signed this document in 1949 to release himself from his management contract with Edward Sherman. Accompanied by three pages of documents from MCA Artists, Ltd. regarding this release.
Document signed "Edward Sherman" in blue ink and "Rudy Vallee" in red ink. 1 page, 8½x10¾. Nov. 21, 1949. Addressed to Mr. Rudy Vallee [sic], New York City. Vallée signed this document to release himself from all management contracts with Sherman. Lightly toned and creased. Staple holes in upper left corner. Two binder holes in upper edge. Folded once horizontally and twice vertically. Otherwise in fine condition. Accompanied by: Three one-page documents, two of them MCA Artists, Ltd. inter-office communications regarding Vallée's release from Sherman, and the third a letter from MCA Artists advising the American Federation of Radio Artists in New York City about Vallée's release from Sherman. Lightly toned and creased. Staple holes in upper left corner. Two binder holes in upper edge. Otherwise in fine condition. From the mid-1920s to the mid-1950s, Vallée (1901-1986, born Hubert Prior Vallée in Island Pond, Vermont) enjoyed a successful career on radio, in movies, in Broadway musicals and with a solo nightclub act. His films include The Palm Beach Story (1942), I Remember Mama (1948), The Helen Morgan Story (1957), The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968), Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976) and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967), in which he reprised his role from the successful 1961 Broadway musical. The first singer to be called a "crooner", Vallée was known for carrying a small megaphone and for his catch phrase "Heigh-Ho, Everyone", which he first used when appearing at New York's Heigh-Ho Club.
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