Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1965. Revised Draft script for the 1965 film. Actor Dana Andrews' working copy, with his name label on the front wrapper, and name in holograph ink on two pages. From Andrews' estate, with a letter of provenance from Andrews' daughter, Katharine Smith. Script printed in Spain, where much of the film was shot on location, with English text.
One of the most ambitious films about World War II made during the 1960s, an epic story that details the events leading to the title confrontation, the bloodiest battle that the US fought and one of the key turning points in the war.
Blue titled wrappers with die-cut window. Title page present, dated Feb. 15, 1965, with credits for screenwriters Yordan and Sperling. 180 leaves, with last page of text numbered 166. Mechanical duplication, with blue, off-white, and eye-rest green revision pages throughout, with one laid-in carbon page, dated variously between 2/15/65 and 5/17/65. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads.