News Is Made at Night

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939. Final script for the 1939 film.

Steve Drum (Foster) is a crusading newspaper editor helps free a man framed for a crime, and aids in finding the real culprit. Staff reporter Maxine Thomas (Bari) goes along for the ride.

Director Werker's other notable films include the films noir "Shock" (1946) and "He Walked by Night" (1948).

Light blue titled wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 33, dated JANUARY 17, 1939. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page present, dated January 17, 1939, noted as Final script, with credits for screenwriter Larkin. 146 leaves, mechanical duplication, with the last leaf of text numbered 143. Blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 1/21/39 and 2/2/39. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound internally with three gold brads.

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