This agreement made this ---------day of ---------, 19-, by and between A. B., of the --------, and State of ---------, and the X. Y. Corporation, a corporation duly organized and existing under and by virtue of the laws of the State of

---------, hereinafter called the "Assignors," and C. D. and E. F. of the City of

---------, State of ---------, hereinafter called the "Assignees," WITNESSETH:

Whereas, the said A. B. did heretofore acquire the exclusive producing rights of, in and to a certain play entitled, ---------from G. H. the author thereof, by virtue of a written agreement dated in or about the --------- day of ---------,

19-, and thereafter duly assigned certain rights of, in and to said play to the said X. Y. Corporation;

Now, therefore, in consideration of the premises and the sum of --------dollars ($---------), lawful money of the United States, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, and the covenants and promises herein contained, it is hereby covenanted and agreed as follows:

First. - The Assignors do hereby sell, assign, transfer and set over unto the

Assignees an undivided --------- ( --------%) per cent interest of, in and to all the producing rights, except motion pictures, of the said play entitled, -------- for the United States of America, the Dominion of Canada, and elsewhere, and do hereby further agree to pay to the Assignees -------- (--------%) per cent of all gross profits accruing from all productions and performances of the aforesaid play, except motion pictures, the said Assignors and each of them hereby representing that no agreement or contract has been made by either of them in connection with any of the rights to the aforesaid play except as heretofore referred to and it being distinctly understood and agreed that the said Assignees shall be in no way responsible or held liable for any obligation, debt or otherwise incurred in the production or performance of the aforesaid play by any means "whatsoever.

Second. - Provided the Assignors or either of them acquire a ---------

( ---------%) per cent interest or share or otherwise in the royalties accruing from sub-lettings and sub-leasings of the rights of the said play for stock, repertoire, or chautauqua engagements, or to stock, repertoire, or chautauqua companies, the said Assignors do hereby agree to sell, assign, transfer and set over, and do hereby sell, assign, transfer and set over unto the Assignees a ---------

( --------%) per cent interest in all the royalties accruing from all the sub-lettings and sub-leasings of the rights to the aforesaid play to stock, repertoire, or chautauqua companies, and for stock, repertoire, and chautauqua engagements.

Third. - The Assignors do hereby covenant and agree that the payment of all sums or royalties herein shall be made by draft on ---------, or paid in cash to the Assignees or their designated authorized agent not later than ---------of each week, during which performances of the aforesaid play shall be given, all said payments to be made in full for performances given, and each of said payments shall at all times be accompanied by a proper box-office statement duly certified to by the manager or treasurer of each theatre where the said play shall have been given, and for each and every performance thereof that may be given, the said Assignors agreeing that the said Assignees or their authorized agent shall at all times have the right and privilege to examine all accounts and vouchers appertaining to the gross receipts of all performances of said play which may be given.

Fourth. - The said Assignors do hereby represent that they or either of them have not entered into any agreement or contract whatsoever in connection with any of the rights of the aforesaid play with any person, firm, corporation or association, and have not in any way hypothecated, pledged or encumbered in any manner any of the rights of the aforesaid play.

Fifth. - Option is hereby granted unto the Assignees to assign this agreement together with all the rights and interest therein and to any and all income or sums of moneys accruing therefrom to any person, firm or corporation.

Sixth. - This agreement shall be binding upon the respective parties hereto, their legal representatives, heirs, successors and assigns.

In witness whereof, etc.

In consideration of the purchase of the rights and interest of, in and to the aforesaid play entitled, ---------by C. D. and E. F. from A. B. and the X. Y.

Corporation as set out in the above instrument of assignment, and in consideration of the sum of ---------dollars ($ ---------), lawful money of the United States, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, and the covenants herein contained and these premises. I, G. H. of the ---------, State of ---------, the author of the said play,

Do hereby consent to and do hereby acknowledge the right of the said A. B.

and the said X. Y. Corporation to enter into the above instrument of assignment and I do for myself, my heirs, legal representatives and assigns, covenant and agree to and do hereby sell, assign, transfer and set over to the said C. D. and

E. F., their heirs, legal representatives and assigns, a --------- (---------%) per cent interest in all the royalties accruing from all sub-lettings and sub-leasings of the aforesaid rights of the aforesaid play for stock, repertoires, or chautauqua engagements, and to stock, reportoire, or chautauqua companies, provided such interest shall revert to me, the undersigned, at any time under any and all agreements or contracts made with the said A. B. or the X. Y. Corporation or otherwise.

In witness whereof, etc.

By ---------, President.

For forms of assignment In general, see Sec. 3785 to 3799.