Champagne Charlie

Hollywood: Fox Film Corporation, 1935. Final Shooting Script for the 1936 film, with holograph pencil annotations to the front wrapper. Included with the script is a bound set of revisions and retakes, dated February 28, 1936, also with holograph pencil annotations to the front wrapper.

A gambling rogue seduces rich women in order to use their dowries to support his decadent lifestyle and pay off his debts. When he falls in love with a copper heiress in the process of trying to swindle her, he must decide between the wealth and power their marriage would bring him, and the social disgrace she would encounter if his prior indiscretions were ever made public.

Final shooting script, 10-2-35:

Green titled wrappers, noted as FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, dated 10-2-35, with credits for screenwriter Allen Rivkin and story credits to Gene Markey. Title page integral with the front wrapper, as issued. 113 leaves, with last page of text numbered 104. Mimeographed, rectos only, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 10/4/35 and 11/2/35. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads.

Revisions and Retakes:

Blue partial wrappers, noted as FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT / REVISIONS & RETAKES on the front wrapper, dated February 28, 1936, with credits for associate producer Edward T. Lowe and story credits to Gene Markey. Title page integral with the front wrapper, as issued. 45 leaves, with last page of text numbered 40. Mimeographed, rectos only, with blue revision pages throughout, dated 3/2/36. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Poor, quite dry with some cracking and a lower right corner of the front rear wrapper detached, bound internally with three gold brads.


[Book #146172]

Price: $450.00