One Heavenly Night [Lilli]

Los Angeles: The Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1930. Draft script for the 1931 film, here under the working title "Lilli". Copy belonging to uncredited assistant director H. Bruce Humberstone, with his holograph pencil annotations throughout. Accompanying the script is a mechanically duplicated, folded "Day Out of Days" map with holograph ink annotations correlating actors, scenes, and days.

A lowly flower girl agrees to impersonate a famed opera diva sentenced by the local police to a six month reprieve in the countryside.

Set in Budapest, Hungary.

Brown titled wrappers, dated July 25, 1930, with credits for screenwriters LOUIS BROMFIELD and SIDNEY HOWARD. Partial title page present, with credits for screenwriters LOUIS BROMFIELD and SIDNEY HOWARD. 102 leaves, with last page of text numbered 103. Spirit duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

"Day Out of Days" map is 32 x 29 inches, folded five times as issued. Very Good plus, with a few tiny tears to the folds and some pinholes to the corners, housed in a tan card folder noted in holograph pencil on the front as "Original breakdowns on 'Lilli' / Geo. Fitzmaurice / Prod #4900 / Sam. Goldwyn Inc. Ltd"


[Book #149228]

Price: $450.00