Man of a Thousand Faces

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1956. Revised Final Screenplay for the 1957 film. Included is a folded invitational program, and a promotional still of child actor Rickie Sorensen, who played Creighton Chaney (age 8) in the film. Copy belonging (presumed) to Rickie Sorensen, with his name in holograph pencil on a revised page.

A loose biography of actor Lon Chaney, played by James Cagney, portraying his beginnings as a vaudeville clown, his struggle with cancer, and finally, the passing of his makeup kit to his son. Regarded as one of the better Hollywood films about Hollywood, and a high point of Cagney's career.

Salmon titled wrappers, noted as REVISED FINAL SCREENPLAY on the front wrapper, dated October 29, 1956. Title page present, noted as Revised Final Screenplay, with credits for screenwriters Roberts and Goff. 141 leaves, Multilith duplication, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 11/2/56 and 11/14/56. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound with two gold brads.

Program lightly rubbed, with a couple of pinholes, yet attractive. Film still Near Fine.

[Book #131292]