N.p. Vanguard Films, 1946. Draft script for an unproduced film by screenwriter Mel Dinelli, of note as the screenwriter of Robert Siodmak's 1946 Academy Award winning Horror Noir "The Spiral Staircase," Ted Tetzlaff's 1949 Film Noir "The Window," and Fritz Lang's 1950 Crime Noir "House by the River."
Based on the classic 1940 comic fantasy novel by Frank Baker, wherein the titular 'fictional' character, created as a prank by protagonists Norman and Henry, suddenly appears in real life, and proceeds to wreak havoc on their lives.
Blue titled wrappers, with rubber-stamped copy number, dated May 15, 1946, with credits for screenwriter Mel Dinelli. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page integral with first page. 181 leaves, with last page of text numbered 180. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with three gold brads.