Los Angeles: Vanguard Films, 1946. Post-production Dialogue Continuity script for the 1946 film, with annotation in holograph blue and graphite pencil on front wrapper of check mark and "chgs April 28/47."
Based on Niven Busch's 1944 novel of the same name. Lavish "epic" Western from Selznick, who saw the film as a definite successor to his monumental "Gone With the Wind" (1939), and held in high regard by some of today's finest filmmakers. Nominated for two Academy Awards.
Set in Texas, shot on location in Arizona and California.
Yellow titled wrappers, noted as DIALOGUE CONTINUITY on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 94, dated November 18, 1946. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page integral with firsts page, noted as DIALOGUE CONTINUITY. 64 leaves, with last page of text numbered REEL EIGHT-A PAGE TWO. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with three gold brads.
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