AN ADVANCE FOR “SOME LIKE IT HOT”
MARILYN MONROE. Hollywood movie legend.
Carbon Typscript, Signed in ink, one page, quarto, May 16, 1958, on an advance for “Some Like It Hot.” The contract is between Marilyn Monroe (represented by MCA Artists) and Ashton Productions. The advance is for $55,000.
There are two provisions in the contract. They read, in part:
1. Concurrently herewith we have advanced to you the sum of Fifty-five Thousand Dollars ($55,000.00), receipt of which you hereby acknowledge. In connection therewith, you have issued and delivered to us a demand, non-interest bearing promissory note in the sum of Fifty-five Thousand Dollars ($55,000.000).
2. It is hereby acknowledged that we are presently negotiating an agreemen tin connection with the rendition of services by you as an actress in our picture tentatively entitled “SOME LIKE IT HOT”. You hereby agree, that we may deduct and retain from the first monies which may become due you under said agreement the balance of any monies due and owing us under the promissory note referred to hereinabove….”
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