The Virginian: The Barren Ground

Burbank, CA: National Broadcasting Company [NBC], 1967. Two Draft scripts for "The Barren Ground," the 1967 episode of "The Virginian" television show. Loosely based on the 1902 novel by Owen Wister.

Television's first 90-minute western series, and one of the longest running western shows in history, having aired from 1962 to 1971 for a total of 249 episodes. The series revolved around the foreman of the Shiloh Ranch, a tough man known only as "The Virginian" (James Drury). Set in Medicine Bow, Wyoming.

Pink Revised Draft script:

Lacking wrappers as issued. Title page present, noted as production No, 28533, dated 9/18/67, noted as Rev., with credits for screenwriters Joy Dexter and Andy Lewis. 77 leaves, with last page of text numbered 74. Mimeograph on pink stock, with pink revision pages dated 9/18/67. Pages Very Good plus, corner stitched.

Blue Revised Draft script:

Lacking wrappers as issued. 86 leaves, with last page of text numbered 84. Mimeograph on blue stock, with blue revision pages dated 9/18/67 and 9/22/67. Pages Very Good plus, corner stitched.


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