The Sailor and the Girl

Martha Chapin (screenwriter)

N.p. N.p., 1943. Typescript treatment script for an unproduced film called "The Sailor and the Girl," written by Martha Chapin, whose notable film credits include "Gambling with Souls" (1936), "Slaves in Bondage" (1937), and "Lightning Strikes West" (1940). Typeovers on a few pages.

Set in New York during World War II, with a touch of hard-boiled attitude, the story follows Bill Jones, an American sailor with shore leave in New York, where he meets Carol, a footloose woman with dark secrets involving theft and petty crime.

Blue titled wrappers, noted as Treatment on the front wrapper, dated January 6, 1943, and 6/9/43, with credit for screenwriter Chapin. 44 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 44. Carbon typescript on onionskin stock. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two small gold brads.

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