The $100,000,000 Snatch [The Fortunes of War]

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers / Seven Arts, 1969. Revised Draft script for an unproduced film by screenwriter Nunnally Johnson, titled "The $100,000,000 Snatch," with the working title, "The Fortunes of War," on the front wrapper. Johnson was a screenwriter, director, and producer, and highlights of his forty-year career include "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940), "The Three Faces of Eve" (1957), and "The Dirty Dozen" (1967). From the estate of Nunnally Johnson. Several typeovers and holograph annotations throughout.

A small group of Army rangers are facing court martial, accused of stealing $100,000,000 in gold and jewels from the Nazis at the conclusion of the war, with the action alternating between the courtroom and flashbacks to what happened.

Green titled wrappers, with the working title and credit to screenwriter Johnson on the front wrapper. Title page present, with credit for screenwriter Johnson and story writer Cleri. Mechanical duplication, with yellow and blue revision pages throughout, all undated. 127 leaves, with last page of text numbered 115. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with two gold brads.

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[Book #136404]

Price: $125.00