Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1957. Final Draft script for the 1958 film. Actor Van Heflin's copy, with his annotations throughout.
A young officer in the army of Empress Catherine of Russia is on his way to his new duty station at a remote outpost. During a blinding snowstorm he comes upon a stranger who was caught in the storm and is near death from freezing. He rescues the man and eventually brings him back to health. When the man is well enough to travel, the two part company and the man vows to repay the officer for saving his life. Will their paths cross again?
Filmed on location in Belgrade, Serbia.
Red titled wrappers, noted as copy No. 3 on the front wrapper. Title page present, dated December 1957, noted as Final Screenplay, with credit for writer Pushkin. 142 leaves, mimeograph, with annotations throughout. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, internally bound with two gold brads.