A Marilyn Monroe signed contract for The Asphalt Jungle

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A Marilyn Monroe signed contract for The Asphalt Jungle

US$ 20,000 - 30,000
£ 15,000 - 23,000
A Marilyn Monroe signed contract for The Asphalt Jungle
Document signed ("Marilyn Monroe"), 2 pp, Hollywood, November 29, 1949, a Twentieth Century-Fox/Screen Actors Guild contract "for Free Lance Players," countersigned and dated on the verso beside Monroe's signature, inscribed in ink on the recto, "12-8-49 M. Monroe / J.S.," with additional partial page stapled to verso.
John Huston's film noir The Asphalt Jungle marked one of Marilyn Monroe's most important early, breakthrough roles, as gangster Emmerich's (Louis Calhern's) much younger moll, Angela. At the time, Monroe was virtually unknown and this contract states she received only $300 per week for her work on the film.
9 x 23 in.
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A Marilyn Monroe signed contract for The Asphalt Jungle
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