Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1941. Revised Shooting Final Draft script for the 1942 film. Production No. 574 and copy No. 7, studio "Received" (dated Dec 9, 1941), and "Permanent Legal Records" all rubber stamped on the front wrapper, with FINAL printed at the top right corner of same. One annotation in holograph pencil of three names on the verso of page 156.
Congress reestablishes a military academy at West Point, lead by a strict commander (Laird Cregar) who pushes the young men in hopes of breaking their spirits. After a grueling trial, the remaining ten men are sent to the Indiana territory to fight with General William Henry Harrison (Douglass Dumbrille).
Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography.
Set in West Point, NY.
Blue titled wrappers, noted as REVISED SHOOTING FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 7 and production No. 574, dated DECEMBER 9, 1941. Title page present, dated December 9, 1941, noted as Shooting Final. 165 leaves, with last page of text numbered 1. Memeograph duplication, rectos only, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 1/9/42 and 3/5/42. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with faint dampstain on front wrapper fading text, bound internally with two gold brads.
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