A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1944. Final Shooting script from the 1945 film. With credit on the title page for screenwriter Anita Loos, who would go uncredited in the final film.

Based on the classic 1943 coming-of-age novel by Betty Smith. Nominated for Best Screenplay, and James Dunn won for Best Supporting Actor. Peggy Ann Garner was also awarded a special Academy Juvenile Award for her lead performance.

Tan titled wrappers, noted as Shooting Final on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 944, dated May 1, 1944. Title page present, dated May 1, 1944, noted as Shooting Final, with credits for screenwriters Tess Slesinger and Frank Davis, and "contributions by" Anita Loos. 176 leaves, with last page of text numbered 178. Mimeograph duplication, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 5/23/44 and 7/6/44. Pages Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound internally with two gold brads.

National Film Registry.

[Book #139807]

Price: $4,500.00