Lucky Cisco Kid [Cisco Kid No. 3]

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1940. Final Draft script for the 1940 Western film, here seen under the working title "Cisco Kid No. 3".

Based on O. Henry's 1907 short story "The Caballero's Way". The Cisco Kid and his loyal pal Gordito track down a gang of outlaws committing crimes under the Kid's name. The seventh film in Twentieth Century-Fox's Cisco Kid series, and the second film to feature Cesar Romero as the Kid, following "The Cisco Kid and the Lady" (1939). Romero was the first Latino actor to portray the canonically Mexican desperado, replacing Warner Baxter.

Set in New Mexico.

Blue titled wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 9 and production No. 511, dated FEBRUARY 20, 1940. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page present, dated February 20, 1940, noted as Final Script, with credits for screenwriters Robert Ellis and Helen Logan. 117 leaves, with last page of text numbered 115. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with three gold brads.

Pitts 2471.

[Book #149237]

Price: $375.00