High Noon

Hollywood: Stanley Kramer Productions, 1951. Early Draft script for the 1949 film, seen here under the working title "High Noon."

A town marshal faces off against three vengeful killers on the eve of his wedding. Nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning four, including Best Actor for Gary Cooper.

Set in New Mexico, shot on location in Warnerville and Jamestown, California.

Blue titled wrappers, noted as copy No. 82, with credits for screenwriter Carl Foreman. Title page present, with credits for Foreman. Draft dated 7/30/51. 119 leaves, with last page of text numbered 110. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with pink revision pages dated 8/7/51 throughout. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads. In a custom brown quarter-leather clamshell box.

Pitts 1877.

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