Los Angeles: The Samuel Goldwyn Company, Circa 1929. Final Continuity script for the 1929 film. Copy belonging to assistant director H. Bruce Humberstone, with his holograph pencil annotations to the front wrapper and several pages, mostly regarding sequencing for scenes. The film was released in silent and sound versions, and included with the script are ten sets of dialogue intended for use in the sound release, housed in a tan card folder.
Based on Blair Niles' 1928 novel "Condemned to Devil's Island." A gentleman bank robber is sent to a prison nicknamed Devil's Island, where he begins an affair with the wife of the head warden. Actor Ronald Colman's second talking film, following "Bulldog Drummond" (1929).
Shot on location at Catalina Island, California.
Red titled wrappers, rubber-stamped on the front wrapper as copy No. 11. Distribution page present, with receipt removed, noted as SOUND VERSION and rubber-stamped copy No. 11. Title page present, noted as FINAL CONTINUITY. Credits for screenwriter Sidney Howard and novel credits for Blair Niles integral with the first leaf of text. Approximately 130 leaves, without page numbers. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with light soil to the front wrapper, side stapled with two staples.