Since You Went Away

Los Angeles: Selznick International, 1949. Dialogue & Cutting Continuity Draft script for the 1944 film.

Based on the 1943 novel "Since You Went Away: Letters to a Soldier from His Wife" by Margaret Buell Wilder. A unique and important screenplay for a classic American war film, one that addressed the plight of the families left behind in the United States during the war, rather than the more common portrayal of soldiers in the field. Nominated for eight Academy Awards and won Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture.

Set in Midwest, shot on location in Los Angeles.

Blue titled wrappers, noted as Dialogue & Cutting Continuity on the front wrapper, dated March, 1949. 137 leaves, with last page of text numbered REEL 8 PAGE 22. Mimeograph duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two silver brads at the head.

[Book #143179]

Price: $75.00