Edgar Allan Poe BLACK CAT Original screenplay for the 1941 film #126195
The Black Cat (Original screenplay for the 1941 film). Author: Poe, Edgar Allan (story); Albert S. Rogell (director); Robert Neville, Eric Taylor (screenwriters); Basil Rathbone, Hugh Herbert, Broderick Crawford, Bela Lugosi (starring) Title: The Black Cat (Original screenplay for the 1941 film) Publication: Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1941. Description: Draft script for the 1941 film. The 1941 version of "The Black Cat" is neither a remake of Edgar G. Ulmer's 1934 Karloff-Lugosi film of the same name, nor does it bear much relation to the Edgar Allan Poe story (though, in fairness, neither did the 1934 version). Shot by the legendary Stanley Cortez of "Magnificent Ambersons" fame. (Hal Erickson, Rovi) Gray titled wrappers, noted as FILE COPY on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 6856, dated January 29, 1941. 91 leaves, mimeograph, dated variously between 5/23/40 and 6/1/40. Wrappers Very Good plus or better, with slight toning and a few short creases and tears at the extremities, a small faint stain on the front wrapper, and a professionally repaired vertical tear at the rear wrapper, bound with three gold brads. Subject: Actors, Film Scripts, Films with Literary Sources, Horror.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: Universal City, CA