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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950. Revised First Draft Continuity script for the 1951 film. Included is an index to the script breakdown, detailing various scenes and script page numbers with revisions. Copy belonging to Dane Anderson, an uncredited member of the crew, with his name on the front wrapper of the script breakdown, and notations throughout, in holograph pencil. File copy, rubber-stamped on the front wrapper.

Based on Weidman's 1937 novel, and Vera Caspary's loose adaptation. Harriet Boyd (Hayward) is a fashion designer who partners with Teddy (Dailey), whom she loves, and Sam (Jaffe), and starts a new business dedicated to selling affordable women's dresses. A rival fashion company lead by Noble (Sanders) momentarily distracts Harriet, but at the last minute she realizes her true devotion to Teddy and Sam.

Screenwriter Polonsky was blacklisted shortly after the film's release, refusing to answer questions before the House Un-American Activities Committee.

White titled wrappers, rubber-stamped as REVISED FIRST DRAFT CONTINUITY on the front wrapper, copy No. 3 and production No. 2446.8, dated August 4, 1950. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, dated August 4, 1950, noted as Revised 1st Draft Continuity, with a credit for screenwriter Polonsky. 170 leaves, with last page of text numbered 168. Mimeograph on eye-rest green stock. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, internally bound with three gold brads.

Script Breakdown: self wrappers as issued. 88 leaves, dated 10/2/50, mimeograph on eye-rest green stock. Near Fine, bound with three gold brads.


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