New York: Music Theatre, Inc, circa 1960. Draft script for the 1965 play. Revival run at New York City Center April 28 to May 9, 1965 for a total of 15 performances. Props and costume plot bound in.
Based on "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure", two short stories by Damon Runyon. The musical has had several Broadway and London revivals, as well as a 1955 film adaptation starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine. Won five Tony Awards in 1951, including Best Musical. 1965 production starred Alan King as Nathan Detroit, Sheila MacRae as Adelaide, Jerry Orbach as Sky and Anita Gillette as Sarah.
Set in Broadway, Save-a-Soul Mission, Havana, Cuba, and The Hot Box Club.
Black titled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for story writer Damon Runyon, music and lyricist Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. 141 leaves, with last page of text numbered 2-7-50. Mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.