Charlie Chan at the Race Track

Los Angeles: Hollywood Studio, 1936. Revised Final Shooting script for the 1936 film. Copy belonging to director H. Bruce Humberstone, with his holograph pencil annotations to the front wrapper and a typed note addressed to Humberstone from producer J.E. Grainger laid in with the script.

Based on the detective novel series created in 1925 by author Earl Derr Biggers. The twelfth film in the long-running Charlie Chan detective series, featuring actor Warner Oland as the eponymous Honolulu detective.

Blue titled wrappers, noted as REVISED FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, dated May 9, 1936, with credits for screenwriters Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Edward T. Lowe, and John Patrick, and novelist credits to Earl Derr Biggers. Title page integral with the first page of text, as issued. 125 leaves, with last page of text numbered 121. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 5/16/36 and 5/28/36. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, lightly chipped on the binding and edges, bound internally with three gold brads.


[Book #149213]

Price: $2,500.00