Keep Your Powder Dry [Woman's Army]

N.p. N.p., 1943. Draft script for the 1943 film, seen here under the working title "Woman's Army." Presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce, bound in full red leather with gilt titles and rule, and Bruce's name in gilt on the bottom right corner of the front board. SIGNED round robin style by director Edward Buzzell, actors Lana Turner, Laraine Day, Susan Peters, Agnes Moorehead, June Lockheart, and other cast and crew members on the first two leaves.

Included with the script are six loose mimeographed leaves detailing Bruce's film and television resume, with occasional holograph pencil annotations noting the names of actors that appeared in the films.

A wartime collaboration between Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and the Women's Army Corps, about the experiences of three different women—a wealthy debutante, a military brat, and a recently married woman—after they enlist in the WAC.

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. 183 leaves, with last page of text numbered 180. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase.


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