Big Leaguer [The Long Way Up]

Robert Aldrich (director)
John McNulty, Lou Morheim (story)
Herbert Baker (screenwriter)
Edward G. Robinson, Vera-Ellen, Jeff Richards (starring)

Culver City, CA: Loew's Incorporated, 1952. Treatment script for the 1953 film on yellow paper, created by screenwriter Louis Morheim, who received a story credit in the final film. With a single annotation in manuscript pencil, changing the revision date, on page five.

Robert Aldrich's directorial debut, wherein a baseball scout at a New York Giants training camp in Florida evaluates prospective hopefuls for a minor league contract. Starring Edward G. Robinson in his first major role after being threatened with blacklisting by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC).

Shot on location in Melbourne, Florida.

Blue titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 2, stamped "Incomplete," dated 6-18-52, with credits for screenwriter Louis Morheim. 42 leaves, with last page of text numbered 42. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, on yellow pages, dated variously between 6-18-52 and 6-20-52. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #154485]