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Original Book Contract for "Mildred Pierce," Signed by Cain and Knopf

N.p. N.p. 1941. Purchase, Rights, and Royalties agreement between James M. Cain and Alfred A. Knopf for Cain's book, "Mildred Pierce," SIGNED by both Cain and Knopf, and dated May 8, 1941. Cain has also initialed several corrections and deletions.

Near Fine in an attractive, pre-folded, six-page contract document with Knopf corporate seal. The book went on to become one of Cain's best-loved and best-selling titles, the film version of which ressurected the career of Joan Crawford and became a milestone in film noir. Remade as a critically acclaimed mini-series in 2011 by Todd Haynes, starring Guy Pearce and Kate Winslet, and restoring the intended third act from Cain's novel.
[Book #124583]
Price: $6,500.00
Original Book Contract for "Mildred Pierce," Signed by Cain and Knopf
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