The Innocent Voyage [A New Play]

Paul Osborn (playwright, director)
Richard Hughes (novel)
Ralph Cullinan, Abby Bonime, Clarence Derwent, Herbert Berghof (starring)

New York: The Theatre Guild, Circa 1943. Early Draft script for the 1943 play, seen here under the working title "A New Play."

Based on Richard Hughes' 1929 novel "A High Wind in Jamaica, Or, the Innocent Voyage." Writer Paul Osborn was a prolific writer for screen and stage, and is best remembered today for his 1955 film adaptation of "East of Eden," starring James Dean.

The play premiered at the Belasco Theatre in New York City November 14, 1943, running for a total of 40 performances before closing on December 18, 1943.

Blue titled wrappers with credit for screenwriter Paul Osborn. Title page present, with credit for screenwriter Paul Osborn. 164 leaves, with last page of text numbered 37. Carbon typescript on onionskin stock. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads.


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