In addition to containing an alternate ending, the date on the script coincides with the takeover of the project by RKO from original producer David O. Selznick in July 1945, making it one of the earliest possible drafts to bear the RKO label. Nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for Claude Rains.
Set in and shot on location in Brazil with Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden and Santa Anita Park & Racetrack. Red titled wrappers, front wrapper dated July 16, 1945 and rubber-stamped production No. 1490, credited to both Hecht and Hitchcock.Title page integral with the first page of text. 167 leaves, with last page of text numbered 160, followed by 7 pages on pink stock, numbered A-G, and titled ALTERNATIVE ENDING. Mimeograph duplication, all pages on white and pink onionskin stock. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very God plus with some tiny closed tears, bound with three gold brads.
Silver and Ward Classic Noir. Subject: 1940s Cinema, Academy Awards, Cannes Film Festival, Film Noir, Film Scripts. Royal Books is located in the midtown area of Baltimore, Maryland.
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