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    1932 Sax Rohmer-Signed MGM Contract for the Movie Rights to The Mask of Fu Manchu

    Sax Rohmer. Signed Film Rights Contract for MGM's Production of The Mask of Fu Manchu.

    One page, August 17, 1932. Measures approximately 8.5" x 13". Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation contract for the motion picture rights to Rohmer's classic, The Mask of Fu Manchu. Signed "Sax Rohmer" at the bottom.

    Typical two-hole punch at top. One horizontal and one vertical fold. Light edge wear and a few minor creases. Small section of top edge tattered. American Consulate General embossed blindstamp. Very good condition.

    The Mask of Fu Manchu, starring Boris Karloff and Myrna Loy, was released just a few months after this contract was signed, on November 5, 1932, and it has become something of a cult classic for its stereotypical "Yellow Peril" treatment of Asians.

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