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Presented for your consideration is a one-of-a-kind Gil Hodges Signed (Full Name Signature) Paramount Pictures Day Player Contract for "The Geisha Boy" Production. “The Geisha Boy” a movie from 1958 is the story of Gilbert Wooley, played by Jerry Lewis, a second-rate magician who is sent to entertain the troops in the pacific. During his time in Japan he becomes attached to a little orphan boy. The most interesting aspect of the film is the appearance of the real "Los Angeles Dodgers" who had a presence in the film playing an exhibition baseball game in Japan. This film appearance was directly after the Dodgers abruptly moved to Los Angeles from Brooklyn. In the scene in which the 1958 Los Angeles Dodgers are playing “in Japan", but the actual ball field is the venerable first Wrigley Field, located in Los Angeles from 1925 to 1969. This was the first film appearance for Gil Hodges. Authentication by James Spence Authentication (JSA) Auction Estimate $1,500+
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Gil Hodges Signed (Full Name Signature) Paramount Pictures Day Player Contract for The Geisha Boy Production JSA

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Auction closed on Sunday, February 11, 2018.
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