The Great Victor Herbert

Andrew L. Stone (director, screenwriter)
Russel Crouse, Robert Lively (screenwriter)
Allan Jones, Mary Martin, Walter Connolly (starring)

Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1939. Draft script for the 1939 film.

A musical drama that follows the romantic and professional arc of two performers. Louise Hall abandons her humble beginnings to become a singer in New York City, where she meets and falls in love with John Ramsey, the star of Victor Herbert's operas. Ramsey takes her under his wing, introducing her to New York's musical society. Their relationship is tested, however, when Louise's career begins to eclipse her husband's. Nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Cinematography.

Shot on location in California.

Titled white self wrappers, dated July 11, 1939 and July 14, 1939. Title page present, with credits for the entire cast. 147 leaves, with last page of text numbered 146. Mimeograph duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads. Two small chips to the top margin of the front wrapper.

[Book #140631]