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SHIRLEY TEMPLE RARE SIGNED SLIP CHILD ACTRESS, BUSINESSWOMAN, DIPLOMAT

$95.00

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Shirley Temple (Agar) (1928-2014) Extremely Rare Signed Slip, "To Jean, Love, Shirley Temple Agar", 6 x 4 album page with rare first marriage signature, by the American actress, singer, dancer, businesswoman, and diplomat who was Hollywood's number one box-office draw as a child actress from 1935 to 1938. As an adult, she was named United States ambassador to Ghana and to Czechoslovakia, and also served as Chief of Protocol of the United States. In 1943, 15-year-old Temple met John Agar (1921-2002), and Army Air Corps sergeant, physical training instructor, and member of a Chicago meat-packing family. She married him at age 17 on September 19, 1945. On January 30, 1948, Temple bore a daughter, Linda Susan. Agar became an actor, and the couple made two films together: Fort Apache (1948,RKO) and Adventure in Baltimore (1949, RKO). The marriage became troubled, and Temple divorced Agar on December 5, 1949. She was awarded custody of their daughter. This rare version of her signature is in fine condition.

$95   #11778