The Paradine Case

Los Angeles: Vanguard Films / Selznick Studio, 1946-1948. An archive four scripts, two pre-production and two post-production from the 1947 film. The two pre-production scripts, both dated April 17, 1947, and "Compiled From the Novel," are a nine page "Description of Settings and Props," and a twelve page "Costumes." The two post-production scripts are a 115 page Dialogue Cutting Continuity script, dated February 19, 1948, and a five page "Trailer" Dialogue Cutting and Continuity script, dated February 27, 1948. Each bound in titled wrappers.

Anthony Keane (Peck) is a married British lawyer who falls in love with the woman he is defending, a woman who happens to be accused of poisoning.

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Ethel Barrymore.

Set in and shot on location in Cumbria, England.

Description of Settings and Props (compiled from the novel). Blue titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 26, dated April 17, 1946. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. 9 leaves, with last page of text numbered 7. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with three metal brads.

Costumes (compiled from the novel). Blue titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 22, dated April 17, 1946. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. 12 leaves, with last page of text numbered 10. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with three metal brads.

Dialogue Cutting Continuity for the film. Light blue titled wrappers, dated February 19, 1948. 124 leaves, with last page of text numbered REEL 7 PAGE 18. Mimeograph duplication, rectos. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus with small closed tear at top, bound at top with two gold brads.

Dialogue Cutting Continuity for the Trailer. Light blue titled wrappers, dated February 27, 1948. 5 leaves, with last page of text numbered REEL 1 PAGE 5. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, saddle-stapled at the top edge.

Grant US. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime. Selby US. Spicer US.


[Book #151557]

Price: $75.00