The Phantom Speaks

Hollywood: Republic Productions, 1944. Shooting script for the 1944 film. Single holograph pencil notation to the front wrapper.

A physician researching life-after-death is possessed by the spirit of an executed murderer, who uses the doctor's body to exact vengeance on those involved in his death. A Jekyll-and-Hyde-style supernatural horror B-movie, unusual for Republic Productions, who were better known for their Western pictures.

Tan partial titled wrapper, noted as SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, noted as production No. 1463, dated October 3, 1944, with credits for screenwriter John K. Butler. Title page integral to the first page of text, dated October 3, 1944. 82 leaves, with last page of text numbered 80. Mimeographed, rectos only, with blue revision pages throughout, dated 10/14/44. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with splashes to the front wrapper, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #146004]

Price: $475.00