George Bruce (screenwriter)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1940s. Draft script for an unproduced film, circa 1940s. Presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce, bound in full brown leather with gilt titles and rule, and Bruce's name in gilt on the bottom right corner of the front board.

A grizzled con man arranges to swindle a hard-of-hearing gold mine heiress nicknamed Death Valley Ann by having a young pickpocketer pose as Ann while holding the actual heiress in fake medical confinement.

Screenwriter George Bruce was best known for "The Duke of West Point" (1938), "South of Pago Pago" (1940), and "Two Years Before the Mast" (1946).

Housed in a brown paper slipcase. Title page present, undated, with credits for screenwriter George Bruce. 161 leaves, with last page of text numbered 160. Typescript, rectos only. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase.

[Book #156108]