London: Romulus, 1954. Draft script for the 1954 film. Copy belonging to crew member James H. Ware. Ware was a major presence in British and American cinema, best known for his work on "Beat the Devil" (1953), "Room at the Top" (1959), "Our Man in Havana" (1959), "Charade" (1963), and "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" (1965).
Based on the play of the same name by Campbell and Dorothy Christie. A court martial process delves into why an officer embezzled funds from his unit. Released in the US as "Court Martial."
Pink untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated May 10, 1954, with credits for screenwriter John Hunter and playwrights Dorothy and Campbell Christie. 117 leaves, with last page of text numbered 116. Mechanically reproduced. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus bound with two silver brads.