W. C. Fields archive of signed contracts, typed letters signed and studio correspondence 1942
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W. C. Fields archive of signed contracts, typed letters signed and studio correspondence for the year 1942. Archive of approx. 50 letters, contracts, studio correspondence, telegrams and other ephemera (6 signed by Fields) regarding the films Bank Dick, You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man, My Little Chickadee and other films as well as personal appearance requests, etc. Includes a Nov. 8, 1942 contract and addendum signed by Fields for the Chase and Sanborn radio program, hand-annotated 2 pg. typescript on women likely for radio broadcast, typed letter hand-annotated by Fields to his agent regarding claims he’s suing 20th Century-Fox. Some toning present from inserted newspaper clippings.