Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1931. Draft script for the classic 1931 pre-Code film. Copy belonging to Joan Crawford, bearing the holograph inscription "Miss Crawford" on the front wrapper.
Classic pre-Code romantic melodrama, following Mariane's (Joan Crawford) rise from country girl to sophisticated high class mistress, who falls for an aspiring politician (Clarke Gable), though her existence may harm her new lover's gubernatorial bid.
Blue titled wrappers, noted as Adaptation and Dialogue Continuity on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 1859 and production No. 38436, dated 07/17/31, with credits for playwright Edgar Selwyn and screenwriter Lenore Coffee. Title page integral with the first page of text, dated 05/18/31, noted as Dialogue Continuity, with credits for screenwriter Lenore Coffee. 165 leaves, mimeograph duplication, with last page of text numbered 164. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good bound with two gold brads.