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OSCAR LEVANT EDWARD HEYMAN ASSIGN RIGHTS
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JFK wrote:shemp howard 1947 PAYCHECK STUB.jpgCHECK AND CONTRACT IMAGES OF DECEASED FILM WORKERS
“The Producer agrees to make and produce during a period of one year from the date hereof, a series of two-reel motion picture comedies not exceeding ten in number, all of a proper and entertaining character, with competent cast suitable for distribution and exhibition in first-class motion picture theatres. Each of said motion picture comedies shall consist of a connected story in sequence and continuity with proper titles and be approximately two thousand linear feet in length.... The producer agrees to accept as and for payment in full for each complete motion picture comedy sold and delivered ... the sum of Twenty Thousand Dollars.... The Producer must include in said sum, a salary to himself of one thousand dollars per week during production....” Countersigned by producer E. J. “Eddie” Mannix
August 27, 1934 Fox Film letter related to Tracy’s refusal to appear in Marie Galante, wherein “your said failure … to render your services for us in connection with said production has directly and indirectly caused us to sustain serious and irreparable financial and other damages ... impossible to compute at the present time.” As a result, Tracy agreed to return to the studio under the previous terms of his contract and pay $42,000 in compensation
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