The Sheriff of Cochise: I Am an American

Johnny Crawford, John Bromfield, Stan Jones, Jeanne Baird (starring)
Lee Sholem (director)
Lawrence Resner, Ann Edwards (screenwriters)

Hollywood: Desilu Productions, 1956. Revised Draft script for the 28th episode of season one of the 1956-1959 television series, which originally aired on April 5, 1957. Copy belonging to actor Johnny Crawford, with his name in manuscript ink on the front wrapper, and his manuscript pencil annotations throughout.

A Mexican boy travels with his ailing mother across the border and arrives at a ranch house seeking help. After the mother dies, the ranch owners seek the assistance of a local priest in adopting the boy, but discover that he will be deported unless they can produce evidence of his US citizenship.

Set in Cochise County, Arizona.

Green titled wrappers, noted as REVISED on the front wrapper, dated Nov. 14, 1956. Title page present, dated Nov. 14, 1956, noted as REVISED, with credits for screenwriter Lawrence Resner. 44 leaves, with last page of text numbered 42. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads.

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