Original check from Samuel Goldwyn Productions to William Wyler for "The Best Years of Our Lives"

Hollywood: Samuel Goldwyn, 1951. Vintage check from Samuel Goldwyn Productions, made out to William Wyler and totaling $22,829.66 (the rough equivalent of $262,000 today). Endorsed by Wyler, and noted as having been part of the participation statement for Wyler's masterful 1946 film "The Best Years of Our Lives," on the verso.

"The Best Years of Our Lives" was nominated for ten Academy Awards, winning nine, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actor. The picture was the highest-grossing film to date, topping "Gone With the Wind" (1939).

9 x 3.5 inches. Faint soil, else about Near Fine.


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