The Suspect (Original post-production script for the 1944 film). Author: Robert Siodmak (director); James Ronald (novel); Bertram Millhauser, Arthur T. Horman (screenwriter); Charles Laughton, Ella Raines, Dean Harens, Stanley C. Ridges (starring) Title: The Suspect (Original post-production script for the 1944 film) Publication: Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1944.Description: Post-Production script for the 1944 film. Script incomplete, lacking the first page. Based on the 1939 novel by James Ronald. A man begins having an affair with a woman he met through work. His wife discovers the affair and forces him to break off all ties to the woman.
Unfortunately, his wife dies falling down the stairs in what may or may not have been an accident. One detective is determined to prove foul play. 137 leaves, with last page of text numbered 17.
Pages Very Good, wrapper Very Good, bound with two rusted gold brads along the top edge. Subject: 1940s Cinema, Film Noir, Film Scripts, Mystery and Crime, Post-Production Film Scripts. Royal Books is located in the midtown area of Baltimore, Maryland.
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