While New York Sleeps

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Final Draft script for the 1938 film. Copy belonging to director H. Bruce Humberstone, with two pages of his handwritten notes and a typed page of proposed revisions on onionskin stock attached with a paperclip to the verso of the front wrapper, and his holograph pencil annotations throughout the script.

A newspaper editor investigates a string of murders involving stolen bonds.

Set in New York.

Blue titled wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 153, dated APRIL 25, 1938. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page present, dated April 25, 1938, noted as Final Script, with credits for screenwriters Frances Hyland and Albert Ray. 147 leaves, with last page of text numbered 143. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with lightly faded fore-edges, bound internally with three gold brads.

[Book #149205]

Price: $475.00