Miss Sadie Thompson

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1953. Third Revised Final Draft script for the 1953 film. Copy belonging to noted Puerto Rican actor Jose Ferrer, with his name in holograph ink annotation on the front wrapper, and his holograph ink and pencil annotations, noting additions and marking lines throughout the script.

Based on W. Somerset Maugham's 1921 short story, wherein a Christian missionary becomes obsessed with saving the soul of a Hawaiian nightclub singer with a troubled past.

Set in American Samoa, shot on location in Kauai, Hawaii.

Orange titled wrappers, noted as THIRD REVISED FINAL DRAFT on the front wrapper, dated April 1, 1953. Title page present, dated March 31, 1953, noted as THIRD REVISED FINAL DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Harry Kleiner. 125 leaves, with last page of text numbered 123. Mimeograph duplication on eye-rest green stock, rectos only, with yellow and blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between April 3 and June 5, 1953. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, with an owner stamp on the front wrapper, bound with two gold brads.


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