Safety in Numbers

Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1930. Second Draft script for the 1930 pre-Code film. Cast list with holograph ink and pencil annotations tipped in, and distribution receipt signed by composer and lyricist George Marion Jr. laid in.

A young man is set to inherit a large sum from his uncle on the caveat that he learn the ways of the world beforehand. As such, he enlists three chorus girls to guide him around the underbelly of New York City. An early uncredited role for Carole Lombard, who performs the song "You Appeal to Me."

Set in New York.

Tall pink self wrappers, noted as Second Tentative Draft on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 1553, dated January 9, 1930, with credits for screenwriters George Marion, Jr. and Percy Heath, director Victor Schertzinger, and other cast and crew members. Title page integral to the front wrapper. 110 leaves, with last page of text numbered F-15. Mimeographed on pink stock, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, side stapled.

[Book #145935]

Price: $650.00