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Incredibly Rare Signed Marilyn Monroe 1952 20th Century Fox Film Contract
“Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” - Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe, was born Norma Jeane Baker, June 1st 1926. She never knew her father and her mother suffered from a turbulent mental state and Marilyn was ultimately juggled between different orphanages and foster homes. This traumatic childhood made her shy and reserved.
When she was seventeen she took a job at a local munitions factory in Burbank, California and it was there she was discovered by Photographer David Conover. By 1952 Marilyn Monroe was well established as a Model, actress, singer, and arguably one of the most famous women of the twentieth century. Monroe has become an iconic representative of fame, female beauty, and marketing genius, and is widely regarded as one of most influential figures in American culture.
This unbelievable piece is her original contract extension, dated April 18, 1952, with Twentieth Century Fox. The only version known to exist. Marilyn has beautifully signed, in black steel tip fountain pen, on the established line, “Marilyn Monroe”, in her famous script signature.
Included with this remarkable piece is a copy photo, depicting Marilyn Monroe, looking ready to take on the world.
Below the signed contract and photo, and centered on the frame, is one of Marilyn’s iconic quotes and words that will absolutely inspire that female entrepreneur
“Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.”
All of this is beautifully framed in our hand built, contemporary, wide frame, enhanced with professional white matting.
As with all of our works, every piece is original. Only the highest quality materials have been used in the assembly of this item. Sourced from the best manufacturers around the world, we build every frame tailored specifically for the item it will hold. Protected with 99% UV museum quality glass, and carefully crafted with acid free paper whenever possible. Our premium wood moldings are cut using the newest technology and every single piece is assembled and inspected by our team here in Los Angeles.
All designated autographs have been authenticated by third party experts from the top authenticators in the country, and notarized certificates of authenticity are included in a black leather portfolio. Copies of the original authentications are kept on file with Billionaire Collectibles, and can be retrieved by the original purchaser.
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