Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1953. Final Shooting script for the 1954 film Western, "The Boy from Oklahoma," directed by Michael Curtiz, written for the screen by Michael Fessier, Frank Davis, Winston Miller (though only Davis credited here), and starring Will Rogers, Jr., Wallace Ford, Nancy Olson, Lon Chaney, and Slim Pickens. Producer David Weisbart's bound presentation copy.
A Western in the tradition of "Destry Rides Again," wherein a young lawyer sets up shop in an unruly town, and is drawn very much against his will into conflict when his old friend (Wallace Ford) is murdered.
Red leather binding with gilt design and rule, with David Weisbart's name stamped at the bottom right corner of the front board. Title page present, with a credit for screenwriter Davis. 106 leaves, mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 2/19/53 and 3/3/53. Pages and binding in Fine condition.