Mother is a Freshman

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1948. Final Draft script for the 1948 film.

Based on Raphael Blau's unpublished story. Widow Abby Abbott (Loretta Young) and her teenage daughter Susan (Betty Lynn) support themselves on a trust fund started from her late husband. In order to get Susan the needed funds to pay for college tuition, Abby must enroll as well to get a needed scholarship, and both end up falling for English professor Richard Michaels (Van Johnson).

Nominated for an Academy Award.

Shot on location at the University of Nevada-Reno.

Blue titled wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 186 and production No. 241, dated July 15, 1948. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, dated July 15, 1948, noted as Final Script, with credits for screenwriters Mary Loos and Richard Sale. 153 leaves, with last page of text numbered 151. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus with creasing and closed tears at the outer edges, bound internally with three gold brads.


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