Celos [Jealousy]

N.p. N.p., 1936. Typescript draft for the 1936 film. Copy belonging to director Arcady Boytler, with a notation to the first page in holograph ink: "Original de Arcady Boytler / Registrado conforme / La ley XII #1312 28 Sep. 1934," certifying the screenplay as original and registered according to law. The last page bears a similar annotation, also noting the location as "Mexico D.F." (Mexico City, Mexico).

Included with the script is an autograph note signed "Mr. Kohner / B. / You asked to have this returned to you / HOLD / O.S." on the recto, and a typed note reading "Miss Savage / Pls. read / PK" on the verso.

A doctor saves the life of a jilted woman who has attempted suicide. The two fall in love, but the doctor's preoccupation with the woman's fidelity drives him into a full-blown jealous psychosis that proves to be his downfall. The cinematic debut of actor Arturo de Cordova. Starring noted Mexican actor-directors Fernando Soler and Emilio "El Indio" Fernandez, both considered prominent figures in the golden age of Mexican cinema.

Tall tan untitled wrappers. Lacking a title page. 62 leaves, with last page of text numbered 68. Typescript, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, side stapled.


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