Phantom Lady

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1944. Post-production Dialogue and Continuity script for the 1944 film.

Robert Siodmak's first Hollywood noir, and one of the finest in the canon. Based on Cornell Woolrich's first novel, written in 1942, about a secretary who searches for the titular lady to clear her boss' name before he is executed for murdering his wife. The first film produced by Joan Harrison, a former Oscar-nominated screenwriter for Alfred Hitchcock ("Rebecca," "Foreign Correspondent") and Universal's first woman executive.

White titled wrappers, noted as production No. 1346, dated JANUARY 5, 1944, with credits for director Robert Siodmak and actors Franchot Tone, Ella Raines, Alan Curtis, and others. Title page integral with the front wrapper, as issued. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, with a small closed tear to the top edge of the first leaf, bound with two gold brads at the top edge.

Grant US. Selby US Masterwork. Silver and Ward Classic Noir. Spicer US.

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