The American Clock

N.p. N.p., Circa 1980. Draft script for the 1980 play. SIGNED on the title page by playwright Arthur Miller, along with a holograph ink annotation noting the script as No. 16 of 200 copies.

Loosely based on the 1970 book "Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression" by Studs Terkel. After losing their wealth during the Great Depression, the Baum family are forced to move from their home in Manhattan to live with their relatives in Brooklyn. The play made its Broadway premiere at the Biltmore Theatre on November 20, 1980.

Set in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Blue titled Studio Duplicating Service wrappers, with credits for playwright Arthur Miller. Title page present, undated, with credits for playwright Arthur Miller. 104 leaves, with last page of text numbered 102. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.


[Book #156189]