Love in the Afternoon

Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1957. Draft script for the 1957 film. With a few notations throughout in holograph pencil.

Based on 1920 French novel by Claude Anet, "Ariane, jeune fille russe" or "Ariane, Young Russian Girl." A middle-aged playboy falls for the daughter of a private investigator hired to tail him and catch him in a tryst with a different client. The novel was previous adapted in 1931 by Paul Czinner, who filmed versions in German, French, and English ("Ariane," "Ariane, jeune fille russe," and "The Loves of Arianne," respectively), which served as inspiration for Wilder's version.

Set in Pairs, shot on location there.

Tan titled wrappers, with credits for screenwriters I.A.L. Diamond and Billy Wilder. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. 81 leaves, with last page of text numbered 79. Mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near fine bound with three gold brads.

[Book #141787]

Price: $750.00