Mussa Dagh

Rome: Pegaso. Original Treatment script for an unproduced film.

Based on the 1933 novel "The Forty Days of Musa Dagh" by Franz Werfel, the story addresses the beginning of the Armenian Genocide, focusing on the self-defense of a small community located near the Musa Dagh Mountain. The story is nonfiction and the novel was one of the first looks and studies of genocide in the modern world, ironically and purposefully written during the rise of Adolf Hitler and German Fascism and foreshadowing the horrors of the Holocaust.

Set in the Ottoman Empire.

Tan titled wrappers. Title page present, noted as Proposal, with credits for Nicola Badalucco and author Franz Werfel. Nine leaves, with last leaf of text numbered eight. Mechanical duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound internally with two gold brads.

[Book #140829]

Price: $75.00