Culver City, CA: RKO Studios, Inc, 1933. Final Draft script for the 1933 film. Carbon typescript on onionskin, with production number "687" and "Property of RKO Studios, Inc. Return to Scenario Dept. Files" stamps on front wrapper.
Based on an unpublished play by Anne Caldwell and Louis Brock, which was based on a story by Louis Brock. One of the most famous dance debuts in film history, featuring the iconic team of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers performing "The Carioca." Not only was it their debut, and the highlight of the film, but it set a dance and music craze, making the pair bankable worldwide for a string of classic films. Nominated for an Academy Award.
Set in and shot on location in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Tan titled wrappers, noted as FINAL SCRIPT on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 687, dated August 25, 1933, with credits for author Louis Brock. 161 leaves, with last page of text numbered 159. Ribbon typescript duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with three gold brads.