Finian's Rainbow

New York: Tams-Witmark Music Library, Circa 1947. Draft script for the 1947 Broadway musical, which debuted on January 10 at the 46th Street Theatre. Copy belonging to an uncredited cast member, Donald Burr, with his name in holograph pencil annotation to the title page and annotations to virtually every page regarding stage blocking and changes to dialogue.

Basis for the 1968 film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starring Fred Astaire and Petula Clark. A mischievous leprechaun follows an elderly Irishman to Kentucky in order to recover his stolen pot of gold.

Set in the fictitious state of Missitucky, near Fort Knox.

Maroon titled wrappers. Title page present, undated. 112 leaves, with last page of text numbered 2-4-38. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two silver brads and eight staples.

[Book #149187]

Price: $650.00