Miracles Only Happen Once

Culver City, CA: Selznick Studio, 1950. Draft English language script for the 1951 French-Italian film, "Les miracles n'ont lieu qu'une fois," here under the English title, "Miracles Only Happen Once."

Based on an original scenario by Jacques Sigurd, adapted to English by Hugh Brooke. Claudia (Valli) and Jerome (Marais) meet in Paris shortly before WWII, fall in love and expect to get married. The war interrupts their romance, and the two wait until after the war to rekindle their passion, only the same passion seems to be lacking.

Shot on location in France and Italy.

Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, dated December 5, 1950, noted as English Screenplay, with credits for screenwriters Brooke and Sigurd. 126 leaves, with last page of text numbered 125. Carbon typescript. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, internally bound with three gray brads.

[Book #129161]

Price: $275.00