Stray Dog (Original screenplay for the 1949 film, First Draft). Author: Kurosawa, Akira (director, screenwriter); Ryuzo Kikushima (screenwriter); Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura (starring) Title: Stray Dog (Original screenplay for the 1949 film, First Draft) Publication: Tokyo: Film Art Association, 1949. Description: First Draft script for the 1949 Japanese film noir. Holograph ink and pencil notations on two leaves.Generally considered to be the greatest film noir made in Japan, and hugely influential on American film noir of the 1950s and 1960s. 96 leaves, with last page of text numbered 96. Toning due to aging throughout, wrapper split at spine with mild foxing, otherwise Good condition.
Subject: 1940s Cinema, Film Scripts, Japanese Cinema, Mystery and Crime. Royal Books is located in the midtown area of Baltimore, Maryland. Since 1996, we have specialized in rare books and paper relating to twentieth century literature, genre fiction, the arts, and popular culture, with a particular emphasis on cinema. All books noted as First Editions are also First Printings unless indicated otherwise.This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item "Akira Kurosawa STRAY DOG Original screenplay for the 1949 film First #143058" is in sale since Tuesday, March 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Scripts\Originals\Unsigned". The seller is "vanburenantiques" and is located in Baltimore, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.