Carnival Rock

Hollywood: Howco Productions, Circa 1957. Draft script for the 1957 film. Copy belonging to actor Dick Miller, with his holograph pencil annotations throughout. Miller was apparently considered for the role of Stanley, as many of Stanley's lines are marked with holograph pencil and then struck through, but was ultimately cast in the role of Ben.

The gangster owner of a nightclub on a carnival pier is tormented by his love for the club's star, who herself is in love with a local businessman with dreams of buying out the club. An early role for Miller, who appeared in 14 films directed by legendary independent filmmaker Roger Corman between 1955 and 1961, and would continue to work with Corman throughout his career.

Red titled wrappers. Title page present, undated, with credits for screenwriter Leo Lieberman. 72 leaves, with last page of text numbered 71. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with three gold brads.

[Book #154183]