Play with a Dead Body

N.p. N.p., Circa 1960s. Draft script for an unproduced play by noted playwright Howard Richardson. Notated as copy No. 15 and with the name of Seymour Kravitz, both in holograph ink on the title page.

Seymour "Sy" Kravitz worked in theatre briefly in New York during the 1960s before becoming a producer and assignment editor at NBC.

A fast-paced mystery involving two gay con artists who plot to drive an eccentric millionaire widower into a Swiss sanatorium and thereby become caretakers of her extensive wealth. Playwright Howard Richardson was best known for his play "Dark of the Moon," which ran for 318 performances on Broadway beginning in 1945.

Set in New York.

Red wrappers with a die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Howard Richardson. 130 leaves, with last page of text numbered 2-2-46. Mimeographed, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three silver brads.

[Book #147487]

Price: $375.00