Hollywood: Paramount Pictures / Famous Lasky Corporation, 1928. Final Draft script for the 1928 film, here under the working title "Quick Lunch". Included is a separately bound, 8-page sequence synopsis for the film.
W.C. Fields' last silent film, but only the beginning of his fame. Wealthy Sam Hunter (Chester Conklin) is approached by scheming Richard Whitehead (Fields) about investing in oil. There appears to be no oil at first, leading to anger and frustration on the part of everyone involved, and then what do you know, oil turns up.
White titled tall self wrappers, noted as FINAL SCRIPT on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 559, dated February 10, 1928, with credits for screenwriters Sam Mintz, J. Walter Ruben, and author Harry Fried. Title page integral with front wrapper. Approximately 140 non-numbered pages, 464 separately numbered scenes. Carbon typescript. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus bound with two gold brads.