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N.p. N.p., Circa 1960s. Draft script for an unproduced English adaptation of Jean Renoir's 1960 play. 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. Renoir's final film effort, one which was ultimately never completed before his death in 1979.

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: $7,500.00