Lot #773
Abbott and Costello Document Signed

Agreement for the last film to star both Abbott and Costello
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Estimate: $400+

Description

Agreement for the last film to star both Abbott and Costello

Notable DS, signed “Bud Abbott" and "Lou Costello,” one page, 8.5 x 11, March 30, 1956. Official letter from United Artists Corporation, in part: "This will confirm our understanding and agreement amending that certain agreement entitled the 'Financing Agreement'…and amending that certain agreement entitled the 'Distribution Agreement'…relating to the photoplay Dance with Me Henry." Signed at the conclusion by both in blue ballpoint. Handsomely double-matted and framed with a lobby card for the film to an overall size of 27 x 15. In fine condition. Released on December 14, 1956, Dance with Me, Henry was the final film to feature both Abbott and Costello, a duo that appeared together in a total of 36 films since 1940, the year in which they made their movie debut in One Night in the Tropics. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from Beckett Authentication Services.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021