The Vortex

Culver City, CA: MGM, 1933. Draft script for an unproduced film.

Based on the 1924 play. An aging socialite tries to recapture her youth through affairs with younger men. Meanwhile, the announcement of her drug-addicted son's engagement raises family tensions to a breaking point. The play was Noel Coward's first commercial success.

Set in England.

Blue titled wrappers, rubber-stamped file No. 0423 and production No. 2838, dated October 12, 1933, with credits for playwright Coward and screenwriter Akins. Title page integral to the front wrapper. 77 leaves, with last page of text numbered 77. Mimeographed, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with some edge wear, foxing, and fading, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #145981]

Price: $450.00