Island Women [Calypso Island]

William Berke (director, producer)
Andrew Alexander, Philip Yordan (screenwriters)
Marie Windsor, Vince Edwards, Marilee Earle, Leslie Scott (starring)

Hollywood: Security Pictures, 1957. Revised Draft script for the 1958 film, "Island Women," here under the working title, "Calypso Island." Copy belonging to actress Marie Windsor, with her name in manuscript ink on the first page of text, annotations in manuscript pencil and ink throughout, one page noting scene wardrobe changes, and custom place markers at the fore-edges noting scene settings. Also included is Windsor's Screen Actors Guild contract and carbon copy "free lance agreement," dated April 12, 1957, both SIGNED by Windsor and Security Pictures representative Herbert [illegible].

Written by Andrew Alexander, and the prolific Philip Yordan, who also wrote "Dillinger" (1945), "Suspense" (1946), "Edge of Doom" (1950), "Detective Story" (1951), "Johnny Guitar" (1954), and "Battle of the Bulge" (1965). Elizabeth (Windsor) is a lusty women traveling in the Caribbean with her niece, Jan (Earle). Both have the hots for Mike (Edwards), a charter boat captain, but only Elizabeth is willing to use deceit to get what she wants.

Set in Nassau, shot on location in the Caribbean.

Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, undated, with a credit for director Berke. 81 leaves, with last page of text numbered 78. Mimeograph on blue and yellow stock. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads. Contract and agreement folded horizontally, corner-stapled, Very Good plus.

[Book #137620]