The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer [Suddenly It's Spring]

Los Angeles: Selznick International Pictures / Vanguard Films, 1945. First Draft script for the 1947 screwball comedy, "The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer" (here under its working title, "Suddenly It's Spring"), directed by Irving Reis, written for the screen by Sidney Sheldon, and starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, and Rudy Vallee.

A late but important entry in the screwball comedy genre, wherein Shirley Temple (a high schooler at this point) falls for playboy artist Cary Grant, immediately causing multiple problems. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Screenplay.

Blue titled wrappers, noted as First Draft Screenplay on the front wrapper, dated October 12, 1945, with credits for screenwriter Sheldon and producer Dore Schary. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page integral with the first page of the script. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good with some tearing at the holes on the rear wrapper else only lightly worn, bound with three brads.

[Book #120501]