Lot 836: DS, three pages, 8.5 x 11, November 18, 1959. Agreement between Lawford and his manager Milton Ebbins concerning compensation with regard to Lawford's earnings from the film Ocean's 11. In part: "This will confirm our agreement whereby, in consideration of the services rendered and to be rendered by you during the balance of the calendar year 1959 with respect to the motion picture photoplay 'Oceans 11,' I agree to pay you…an amount equal to 24% of the 8 1/3% of the 'gross receipts.'" Nicely signed at the conclusion in fountain pen by both Lawford and Ebbins. The document is bracket-bound in a blue paper folder with a related unsigned nine-page carbon copy of a contract and two law firm letters about the arrangement. Two additional carbon copies and a letter are present but unbound. In fine condition, with expected document wear.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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