SHIRLEY BOOTH - DOCUMENT SIGNED 11/16/1949 CO-SIGNED BY: ARMINA MARSHALL - HFSID 167634
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SHIRLEY BOOTH and ARMINA MARSHALL
Shirley Booth sings a document with The Theatre Guild to act in a radio version of the play entitled, Street Scene.
Document Signed: "Shirley Booth", 1p, 8½x11. New York, New York, 1949 November 16. Agreement between The Theatre Guild and Booth for her services to act in a radio version of the play entitled, Street Scene, to be broadcast December 11, 1949. Co-signed: "Armina Marshall" for The Theatre Guild. SHIRLEY BOOTH (1909-1992)won an Oscar for Come Back Little Sheba (1953) and three Tonys for Goodbye, My Fancy (1949), Come Back Little Sheba (1950) and Time of the Cuckoo (1953). She did a number of other films, but is best remembered as the maid Hazel in the TV series Hazel (1961-1966), for which she won two Emmys. ARMINA MARSHALL, who first appeared on the Broadway stage in 1924, became a prominent playwright and producer. The Theatre Guild, which she and husband Lawrence Langer founded in 1919, still flourishes, having produced 228 Broadway plays as of 2002. Marshall and Langer received a Tony Award for the stage version of Sunrise at Campobello in 1958 and a special Tony (1961) for organizing the first repertory group to tour the world for the U.S. State Department (at the behest of President John F. Kennedy).Fold creases not near signature. Lightly soiled at right edge. Otherwise, fine condition.
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