Winner Take All

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Second Revised Final Draft script for the 1939 film.

Steve Bishop (Martin), a rodeo rider from Montana offers to work as a waiter in Papa and Mama Gambini's restaurant in New York City when he can't pay for his meal. When another patron hassles Papa for the same job, Bishop knocks him out, leading to Papa to start promoting Bishop as a boxer. After Bishop wins a six-man bout for charity, he is set up as a prizefighter, unaware that all his fights are rigged. After finally losing the hard way, his contract is sold to Julie Harrison (Stuart) for a quarter, and under her guidance, grows to be a true champion and prizefighter.

Set in New York City.

Red titled wrappers, noted as Second Revised Final on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 167, dated November 25, 1938. Title page present, dated November 25, 1938, noted as 2nd Revised Final, with credits for screenwriters Hyland and Ray. 141 leaves, mimeograph duplication, with blue revision pages throughout, dated between 11-11-39 and 11-29-38. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, internally bound with two gold brads.


[Book #129251]

Price: $350.00