The Spoilers (Original screenplay for the 1942 film, Marion Pecht's copy). Author: Wayne, John (starring); Ray Enright (director); Rex Beach (novel); Lawrence Hazard, Tom Reed (screenwriter), Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott, Harry Carey (starring) Title: The Spoilers (Original screenplay for the 1942 film, Marion Pecht's copy) Publication: Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1942. Description: Original Screenplay for the 1942 film. Copy belonging to studio secretary Marion Pecht, with her notations in holograph pencil throughout, noting revisions to dialogue and direction, and her name on several pages.The two are financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte (Dietrich), and fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara (Scott). Service makes a cameo and recites some of his poetry.
Arguably the most successful, most known of the five screen versions of Beach's Klondike western. Nominated for an Academy Award (Best Art Direction).Gray titled wrappers, noted in holograph ink as copy No. 7009, dated January 9,1942, with credits for screenwriters Hazard and Reed. 123 leaves, mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 1/16/42 and 2/6/42. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, bound with three gold brads.
Full pagination available upon request. Hardy, The Overlook Film Encyclopedia: The Western US. Subject: Film Scripts, Films with Literary Sources, Western. 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.
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