TOM CRUISE - DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/30/1987 - HFSID 250348
TOM CRUISE The actor agrees to endorse a video in exchange for assistance in preparing for a role as a pool playing in The Color of Money Document Signed: "Tom Cruise", 2p, 8½x11, separate sheets. Los Angeles, California, 1987 April 30.
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The actor agrees to endorse a video in exchange for assistance in preparing for a role as a pool playing in The Color of Money
Document Signed: "Tom Cruise", 2p, 8½x11, separate sheets. Los Angeles, California, 1987 April 30. On letterhead of the Law Offices of Armstrong, Hirsch & Levine, Los Angeles, California to Mr. Michael Sigel, Towson, Maryland. Headed: "Re: 'Instructional Pool Video' - Consent". The actor grants Siegel the right to use his endorsement for a videocassette in consideration for Siegel's assistance in helping Cruise to prepare for a role as a pool player in The Color of Money. In part: "You have recently prepared an educational/instructional videocassette for home use entitled 'Michael Sigel's Winning Edge On Pocket Billiards'...In consideration of your assistance in helping me prepare for my role as a pool player in the motion picture "The Color of Money"...I grant you the right to use, and to authorize the manufacturer and distributor...to use the following quotation...'In a very short time Mike Sigel's patience and expert teaching technique enabled me in "The Color of Money" to look like a professional pool player. Thanks again, Mike'...The right to use my name in the limited manner set forth herein shall be revocable by me at will...." Also signed: "Michael Sigel" under "Agreed and Accepted". Tom Cruise starred as young pool hustler Vincent Luaria in the 1986 film, The Color of Money, which was directed by Martin Scorsese and co-starred Paul Newman, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Eddie Felson. Three time Oscar-nominated actor TOM CRUISE (b. 1962) has had success both as an action hero (as in Top Gun and Mission Impossible, 1996 and sequels, and in serious dramatic roles (Born On the Fourth of July, 1989; Magnolia, 1999). Other popular Cruise films include Risky Business (1983), The Color of Money (1986), Rain Man (1988), Jerry Maguire (1996), Minority Report (2002), War of the Worlds (2005) and Valkyrie (2007, as anti-Hitler hero Claus von Stauffenberg). Cruise's outspoken adherence to the Church of Scientology has been controversial. Lightly creased. Staple holes at upper left blank margins. Fine condition.