One Touch of Venus

Los Angeles: Artists Alliance, Circa 1948. Draft script for the 1948 film. With a single holograph pencil notation to the front wrapper.

A modern take on the Pygmalion myth, based on the 1943 Broadway hit musical, with music by Kurt Weill, lyrics by poet Ogden Nash, and a book co-written by Nash and S.J. Perelman. An amorous window dresser at a department store kisses a decorative statue of Venus, unwittingly causing the statue to come to life.

Green textured titled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Harry Kurnitz. 119 leaves, with last page of text numbered 117. Mimeographed, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with three gold brads.

Olive Films 654.

[Book #146123]

Price: $675.00