N.p. N.p., Circa 1928. Draft script for the 1928 silent film. An early version of the script written by Gerrit J. Lloyd and Sam Taylor. Copy belonging to screenwriter Sam Taylor, with his name in holograph pencil annotation to the front wrapper and two annotations to the script: one to the verso of page 68 and one to page 133, revising "Int." to "Ext."
Based on Karl Vollmoller's short story "La Paiva." A German diplomat's unfaithful fiancee arranges for a disreputable nightclub singer to seduce the diplomat as a means of revenge for calling off the wedding. The third major US film to feature noted Mexican actress Lupe Velez, who also appeared in "The Gaucho" (1927), "Stand and Deliver" (1928), and "Wolf Song" and "Where East Is East" (1929).
Set in Paris.
Blue titled wrappers, with screenwriter credits for Sam Taylor and Hans Kraly, and novel credits for Carl Vollmoeller [sic]. Title page present, screenwriter credits for Sam Taylor and Hans Kraly, and novel credits for Carl Vollmoeller [sic]. Approximately 120 leaves, without page numbers. Carbon typescript on onionskin stock, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound at the top edge with two gold brads.