For the Boys

Atlanta: All Girls Productions, 1990. Revised Draft script for the 1991 film.

With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys." Later they continue their work but when the author Silver gets involved into McCarthy's campaign and is being fired by Eddie, Dixie turns away from him, too. Nominated for one Academy Award, Best Actress for Bette Midler.

Set in Korea, Vietnam and America, shot on location in California and South Carolina.

White titled wrappers, dated November 27, 1990. Title page present, dated January 2, 1991, noted as Revised Draft, with credits for screenwriters Marshall Brickman, Neal Jimenez, and Lindy Laud. 124 leaves, with last page of text numbered 121. Mechanical duplication, with goldenrod, blue, pink, green, and yellow revision pages throughout, dated variously between December 4, 1990 and January 2, 1991. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.

[Book #140853]