Family Honeymoon

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1949. Revised Final Script for the 1949 film, "Family Honeymoon," directed by Claude Binyon, based on the 1948 novel by Homer Croy, written for the screen by Dane Lussier, and starring Claudette Colbert and Fred Macmurray. Producer John Beck's copy, bound in green leatherette with the film title and his name stamped in gilt on the front board. This an original copy of the revised shooting script, with 28 black-and-white silver gelatin still photographs from the film mounted in sequence throughout. Also included is a bookkeeping summary of the film's cost, a record of the amount of film shot (including dates when production began and ended), and a cast and credits list.

The last of seven films to pair Colbert and Macmurray, one of the greatest film comedy teams of the 1930s-40s, about a bachelor who marries a widow, followed by a honeymoon that involves all three of her children.

Green padded cowhide, stamped in gilt on the front board and the spine. Title page present, with a credit for screenwriter Lussier. 138 leaves, mimeograph with blue and pink revision pages throughout, dated variously between 5/28/48 and 7/27/48. Pages and binding Near Fine, with a couple of removal-related bruises to the patterned front endpapers.

[Book #119026]

Price: $375.00