Home Sweet Homicide (Original screenplay for the 1946 film). Author: Lloyd Bacon (director); F. Hugh Herbert (screenwriter); Craig Rice (novel); Peggy Ann Garner, Randolph Scott, Lynn Bari, Dean Stockwell (starring) Title: Home Sweet Homicide (Original screenplay for the 1946 film) Publication: Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1946.
Description: Final script for the 1946 film. Based on the 1944 comedic mystery novel by Craig Rice, about the children of a widowed mystery novelist attempting to solve a murder in their neighborhood with the help of a handsome police lieutenant. Blue titled wrappers, noted as FINAL, rubber-stamped copy No.100, dated MARCH 2, 1946. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page present, dated March 2, 1946, noted as Final Script, with credits for screenwriter F. 192 leaves, with last page of text numbered 160. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 3/12/46 and 5/7/46. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, slightly yapped to the fore edges, bound internally with three gold brads. Subject: 1940s Cinema, Film Scripts, Films with Literary Sources, Mystery and Crime.
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