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Typed Contract Signed with Twentieth-Century Fox, a one-year contract covering the period of THE GIRL CAN'T HELP IT (1956)
Los Angeles, 1956. 17pp., with a 6pp. photocopy of the studio's Synopsis of Employment Contract (through October, 1960). 1 vols. 8-1/2 x 11 inches. Two holes punched at left margin. Fine. 17pp., with a 6pp. photocopy of the studio's Synopsis of Employment Contract (through October, 1960). 1 vols. 8-1/2 x 11 inches. Mansfield Signs and Makes THE GIRL CAN'T HELP IT. This is Mansfield's first Hollywood contract, coming on the heels of her appearance in 1955 as "Playmate of the Month" for February, 1955, and her portrayal of Rita Marlowe in the Broadway play WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER? in 1956, for which she received a Theatre World Award. Signed on May 2, 1956, the terms of the one-year contract began on September 17, 1956, in time to allow Mansfield to star as the blonde bombshell Jerri Jordan rock 'n roll classic, THE GIRL CAN'T HELP IT, released at the end of the year, featuring musical appearances by Fats Domino, Little Richard, Gene Vincent, The Platters, Eddie Cochran, et. al. The studio offered her $1,250 per week for the year, with a multi-year options for renewal. The film, a box-office success, was one of the first to feature black artists, and is now a cult classic.
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