Matinee Theatre: Son of Thirty-Seven Fathers

Jack Lewis (screenwriter)

N.p. N.p., 1956. Draft script for the ninth episode of the third season of the anthology series "Matinee Theatre," which originally aired on September 12, 1957 on NBC. With two manuscript pencil annotations to the title page.

During the Korean War, a young Korean boy whose family has been killed in a recent bombing is informally adopted by a US military outfit. When an important map goes missing, the commanding officers jump at the chance to blame the boy, forcing the soldiers to debate whether his ethnicity alone is enough to condemn him. Screenwriter Jack Lewis was best known for "The Amazing Transparent Man" (1960) and for his prolific work in Western films, such as "Outlaw Gold" (1950), "Whistling Hills" (1951), and "Black Eagle of Santa Fe" (1965).

Set in Korea.

Orange titled wrappers, with credits for screenwriter Jack Lewis. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Jack Lewis. 67 leaves, with last page of text numbered 66. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with three gold brads.

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