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N.p. N.p., Circa 1960s. Draft script for an English-language stage adaptation of Jean Renoir's 1960 French play that was ultimately produced as a televised stage production on the series program "Hollywood Television Theater" on WNET in New York, on February 3, 1973. The production starred Leslie Caron and Mel Ferrer, and was produced by Norman Lloyd.

Presentation copy, inscribed by Renoir on the title page: "Pour Ruth et Mark / en tout amitie / Jean Renoir" ("For Ruth and Mark / in all friendship / Jean Renoir").

Based on Renoir’s 1960 French play. A beautiful, troubled stage actress in Nazi-occupied Paris finds her attentions torn between a Resistance leader whom she is hiding and a handsome Nazi officer.

Set in France.

Self wrappers. Title page integral with front wrapper, undated, with credits for screenwriter Jean Renoir and translation credits to Robert Goldsby and Angela Goldsby. 146 leaves, with last page of text numbered 142. Spirit duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.

Housed in a custom quarter-leather clamshell box.


[Book #151352]

Price: $4,500.00