The Desperados are in Town [The Outlaws are in Town]

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1956. Draft script for the 1956 film, here under the working title "The Outlaws are in Town." Copy belonging to Robert Arthur, who played Lonny Kesh, with his name on the front wrapper in holograph pencil and his holograph pencil and ink annotations throughout.

Lonny Kesh (Arthur) works his family's farm in Georgia, but has big dreams of going west. His dreams are realized one day as he heads to Texas and ends up running with a gang of outlaws. He eventually returns to the family farm to find his parents have passed on. All goes smoothly until his former gang shows up.

Set in Georgia and Texas.

Green titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 27, dated June 18, 1956. Title page present, dated June 18, 1956, with credits for screenwriters Earle Snell, and Kurt Neumann, and author Bennett Foster. 106 leaves, with last page of text numbered 106. Multilith duplication, with blue revision pages throughout, dated July 2, 1956. Pages Very Good, wrapper Very Good bound with two gold brads.

[Book #140205]

Price: $650.00