N.p. N.p. Circa 1957. Draft script for an unproduced film. Copy belonging to Ben Colman, after previously being owned by screenwriter Maxwell Shane, with both of their names and addresses on the first page.
Based in part on an adventure story by Daniel Defoe. The film opens with a man trying to drown himself in the ocean as he reflects on his journey to this point of his life. Maxwell Shane began as a screenwriter, and found his greatest recognition as a director of five key films noir in the 1940s and 1950s, including "Fear in the Night" and "City Across the River."
Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Maxwell Shane, and author Daniel Defoe. 145 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 142. Mechanically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound internally with three gold brads.