Gainsborough Pictures: A collection of early contractual material,  1924 - 1932, including Ivor Novello, Alfred Hitchcock and John Buchan,
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Gainsborough Pictures: A collection of early contractual material, 1924 - 1932, including Ivor Novello, Alfred Hitchcock and John Buchan,
Sold for £400 (US$ 624) inc. premium

Lot Details
Vintage Film Posters & Memorabilia 1900-1959
Gainsborough Pictures: A collection of early contractual material,
1924 - 1932, including Ivor Novello, Alfred Hitchcock and John Buchan,
the contracts including: two individual agreements, both dated 21st August 1924 between Gainsborough Pictures and Michael Elias Balcon, John Henry Graham Cutts and Alfred Hitchcock relating to employment as Producer and Director; an agreement dated 1924 regarding Universum Film Aktien Gesellschaft and Selznick Distribution Corp.; a draft agreement for the sale of Gaumont Pictures; an agreement between The Metropolitan Railway Company and Lord Alington; two draft agreements dated 1925 relating to Alfred Hitchcock; four signed agreements dated 1925, 1928 and 1931 with Ivor Novello; a signed agreement dated 1925 with John Buchan for the rights to 'Huntingtower'

Footnotes

  • Gainsborough Pictures (1924 - 1951), was paramount in the early career of Alfred Hitchcock. Established by Michael Balcon in 1924, and with links to the UFA in Berlin the studios were an important producer of 'B' movies in London during the period.
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