6 Hours to Live [Six Hours to Live]

Hollywood: Fox Film Corporation, 1932. Final Shooting script for the 1932 film, here under the working title "Six Hours to Live." With holograph pencil annotations to the front wrapper.

By way of a scientific experiment, a murder victim is revived from death, but has only six hours to find his killer. An early directorial effort by the great William Dieterle, foreshadowing the dark elements that would eventually define his work in film noir.

Green titled wrappers, noted as FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 607, dated 8/5/32, with credits for screenwriters Gordon Morris, Morton Barteaux, and Bradley King. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Gordon Morris, Morton Barteaux, and Bradley King, director William Dieterle, and various crew members. 116 leaves, with last page of text numbered 109. Mimeographed, rectos only, with carbon typescript revision pages on onionskin stock throughout, dated variously between 8-8-32 and 8/9/32. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with yapping and edgewear to the front and rear wrappers, bound with two gold brads.


[Book #146023]

Price: $750.00