Penelope

Los Angeles: Paul Kohner Inc., Circa 1961. Draft script for an unproduced film titled "Penelope," written for screen by Thornton O'Reilly. With a label from the Paul Kohner talent agency (Hollywood, CA), and associate Ilse Lahn's name in holograph ink, on the front wrapper (Lahn also credited on the title page).

A story set in ancient Greece, at the palace of Odysseus, involving Penelope (daughter of Icarius of Sparta, wife of Odysseus, mother of Telemachus), Telemach (Telemachus), Antinous, Parakles, and other Greek personalities. Homer’s "Odyssey" tells the story of how, during her husband’s long absence after the Trojan War, many chieftains of Ithaca and nearby islands became Penelope's lovers.

Light blue titled wrappers, with credit for screenwriter O'Reilly. Title page present with credit for screenwriter O'Reilly. 60 leaves, mimeograph on onionskin stock, with the last leaf of text numbered 58. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.


[Book #129837]

Price: $200.00