For Kings Only

Curt Siodmak (screenwriter)

N.p. N.p., 1986. Draft script for an unproduced film. Based on the 1964 novel by Curt Siodmak, with a typed letter SIGNED by Siodmak written to "Sid," discussing the possibility of joint European and American backing for the film.

Curt Siodmak is best known for writing the "The Wolf Man" (1941), "I Walked with a Zombie" (1943), and "Donovan's Brain" (1953), and many other science fiction and horror classic. His work consistently revealed an imagination that combined modern scientific findings with fictional pseudo-scientific themes.

Set largely at the Paris World Exhibition of 1867, centered on the life of soprano singer Hortense Schneider and famed composer Jacques Offenbach, largely describing Schneider's wide-ranging effect on European history, based on her affairs with various heads of state.

Red titled wrappers, with credits for screenwriter Curt Siodmak. Title page present, with credits for novelist and screenwriter Curt Siodmak. 116 leaves, with last page of text numbered 113. Xerographically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, internally prong bound.

[Book #143499]