Los Angeles: Republic Pictures, 1945. First Draft script for the 1946 film, "Rainbow Over Texas."
Roy Rogers agrees to be a part of a recreation of the Pony Express race, but they must thwart ne'er-do-well's who plot to keep Roy from winning. Released the same year as Rogers' wife Arlene's death during childbirth.
Set in Roy Rogers' fictional home town, shot on location in Santa Clarita, California.
Tall pink titled wrappers, noted as FIRST DRAFT on the front wrapper, production No. 1426, dated July 25, 1945, with credits for screenwriter Faye, who would go uncredited in the final release. Title page integral with the first page of the script, dated July 11, 1945, with credits for screenwriter Faye. 86 leaves, carbon typescript on yellow stock, dated variously between 7/11/45 and 7/24/45. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus bound with two silver brads.