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    Dore Schary Signed Production Contracts. 20 pages, 8.5" x 11" each page, New York, N.Y., between 1958 and 1960. Letters of agreement signed by representatives of the Theatre Guild, Inc., including Laurence Languer and Dore Schary, and various companies involved in the production of original plays and musicals, including "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" and "Majority of One". All papers have rough edges with some tears and chipping, some toning, mailing folds, typed text is bold and clear, signatures are clear and clean, very good condition. Included is a "Booking Agreement", seven pages, 8.5" x 11.5" each page front and verso, and three pages attached, 8.5" x 11", each page, New York, N.Y., January 26, 1960. A contract between the Guild and representatives of the Winter Garden Theatre for the production of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown", signed by Laurence Languer and Dore Schary for the Guild, cosigned by Jack Small. Accompanied by contract signed by Meredith Willson, 20 pages with cover, 8.5" x 14" each page, 8.75" x 14.25" cover, New York, N.Y., January 1, 1960. Contract between the Theatre Guild, Inc., Rinimer Corporation and Willson for his play, "The Unsinkable Molly Brown". Cosigned by Leon Kellman, Laurence Languer and Dore Schary. Papers are lightly worn with rough edges, light toning, signatures are bold and clear, fine condition.

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