Know All Men BY These Presents, that I,..........

..........of...................., in the State of.........

...........for and in consideration of $............, the receipt of which sum is hereby acknowledged, have granted, sold, assigned and transferred, and by these presents, do grant, sell, assign, and transfer unto said...................., all right to take, make, manufacture, produce, sell, lease, release, license, generally deal with and traffic in, exhibit, exploit, and cause to be exhibited and exploited, motion pictures and photoplays based upon or taken from or adapted from a certain manuscript entitled..............., which said manuscript has heretofore been delivered to said

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I hereby agree that I will not at any time in the future, sell, grant, transfer and convey unto any other person, firm or corporation, any rights or licenses which will in any wise conflict with the full, free and untrammeled enjoyment of the rights hereby granted, sold, and transferred to.............., and I further agree that if the said manuscript or any work based thereon should ever be published, I will cause such work to be copyrighted and will grant or cause to be granted to

...............a license under such copyright coincident with the terms of this agreement.

And I further grant, sell, assign and transfer to said.....

..........., its successors and assigns, the right to obtain copyright in all countries upon any photoplays and motion pictures based upon or adapted from the said manuscript, and the absolute and unqualified right to use the said manuscript in whole or in part, and adaptations from the whole or parts thereof, in the production of motion pictures and photoplays.

In order to induce said...............to make the payment above referred to, I hereby warrant and represent to said

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1. That I am the sole and exclusive owner of the aforesaid manuscript and of all rights of any and every kind and nature therein and thereto throughout the world, and that the said rights and each and all of them, are free and clear of any lien, charge, debt or encumbrance of any kind or character.

2. That the said manuscript is an original composition and that I am the sole author thereof, and that neither the whole thereof, nor any part thereof, nor any incident thereof, is taken from any other manuscript or composition, or from any other published or unpublished work.

3. That neither the said manuscript nor the subject matter thereof, nor any part thereof, nor any incident thereof, has ever been published or dedicated to the public in any manner whatsoever.

4. That the title of the aforesaid manuscript is such as may be freely used by the said........................., its successors and assigns, in connection with the said composition and in connection with any adaptations thereof.

In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this........day of............, 19...

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