Dean Jagger contract for Pursued

Dean Jagger contract for Pursued

Dates: 1946

One fourteen-page employment agreement in a green folder between Hemisphere Films, Imc. and Dean Jagger, executed 5 August 1946.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 8882
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Dean Jagger contract for Pursued must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Processed; Mary-Celeste Ricks; 2016.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8882; Dean Jagger contract for Pursued; Arts and Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8882, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Bruce Hershenson in 2016. Item appears to have been originally drafted in the Law Offices of Schwab and Shapiro.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Bruce Hershenson; 2016.
Related Material
Related materials in special collections include the Dean Jagger papers (MSS 60), Dean Jagger photographs (MSS P 46), Dean Jagger letters and articles (MSS SC 1531), the Max Norton collection (MSS 2478), stills of Dean Jagger in the collection of motion picture stills (MSS P 768), and a pressbook from the film Pursued (MSS 2544 no. 2363).
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Performing Arts; Jagger, Dean, 1903-1991
Genre / Form
Motion pictures; Contracts
Processing Information
Processed; Mary-Celeste Ricks; 2016.
Appraisal Information
Arts and Communications.
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Finding Aid Title
Dean Jagger contract for Pursued
Finding Aid Author
Mary-Celeste Ricks
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-12-02 15:11:02 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Dean Jagger (1903-1991) was an American actor.

Dean Jagger (1903-1991) was an American actor. He is considered a successful character actor, earning the 1949 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Twelve O'Clock High. He is perhaps best known for portraying Brigham Young in the 1940 film of that name. In 1972, 32 years later, he was baptized into the LDS church.

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