The Virgin Queen [Sir Walter Raleigh]

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1955. Draft script for the 1955 film, seen here under the working title "Sir Walter Raleigh."

Academy Award nominated historical drama centered around the pseudo-romantic and somewhat volatile relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Sir Walter Raleigh, played by Bette Davis and Richard Todd respectively.

"The Virgin Queen" marks Bette Davis' second appearance as Elizabeth I of England, the first being "The Private Lives of Elizabeth Essex."

Salmon titled wrappers, noted as REVISED SHOOTING FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 2619, dated 02/21/55. Title page present, dated 02/21/55, noted as 5th REVISED SHOOTING FINAL SCRIPT, with credits for screenwriter Harry Brown. 131 leaves, with last page of text numbered 3. Multilith duplication, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 04/21/55 and 04/28/55. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.

[Book #137577]

Price: $350.00