Sweet Monday

Vera Caspary (novel)
Joseph L. Marone, Victor Salupo (screenwriters)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1971. Draft script for an unproduced film. Included with the script is a four page typed note addressed to casting agent Paul Kohner from director Jean Negulesco, discussing the merits of the screenplay. With a few manuscript ink and pencil annotations throughout, a mix of substantive and editorial revisions.

Based on Otto Preminger's classic 1944 film noir "Laura," with the eponymous role played by a young black woman.

Set in San Francisco.

Blue untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated August 27, 1970, with credits for screenwriters Joseph L. Marone and Victor Salupo. 105 leaves, with last page of text numbered 104. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #147361]