Pittsburgh

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1942. Draft script for the 1942 film. Copy belonging to studio secretary Marion Pecht, with her name in holograph pencil on page 141. Winston Miller is credited as a screenwriter on the front wrapper, but he went uncredited upon the film's release.

Reuniting the stars of Universal's "The Spoilers" (also 1942), and based on a story by George Owen about the steel industry. Charles "Pittsburgh'" Markham (Wayne) stops at nothing to achieve financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top.

Ex-"Stooge" Shemp Howard has a small role, as does Don Barclay, notable for having played a drunk (including "Pittsburgh") in eighteen films before 1950.

Shot on location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Pink studio self-wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 7080 and noted as production No. 174, dated August 4, 1942, with credits for screenwriter Gamet and Winston Miller. List of characters with descriptions present. 177 leaves, mimeograph on pink stock, with pink revision pages throughout, dated variously between 8-7-42 and 8-14-42. Pages Near Fine with light dampstains and tiny closed tears, bound with three gold brads.

Full pagination available upon request.


[Book #123598]

Price: $675.00