Since You Went Away

N.p. Vanguard Films, 1949. Original Spotting List script for the 1949 re-release of the 1944 film, noted as "For Recut Version," and dated August 22, 1949.

Based on the 1943 novel "Since You Went Away: Letters to a Soldier from His Wife" by Margaret Buell Wilder. A unique and important screenplay for a classic American war film, one that addressed the plight of the families left behind in the United States during the war, rather than the more common portrayal of soldiers in the field. Winner of an Academy Award and nominated for eight others including Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Supporting Actress.

Set in Midwest, shot on location in Los Angeles.

Yellow titled wrappers, noted as SPOTTING LIST FOR RECUT VERSION on the front wrapper, dated August 22, 1949. Title page integral with third page, dated August 22, 1949, noted as Spotting List for Recut Version. 64 leaves, with last page of text numbered Reel #16 - Page 62. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound at top with two metal brads.


[Book #151739]

Price: $25.00