The Picture of Dorian Gray

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1943. Draft script for the 1945 film. Copy belonging to an unknown crew member, with their holograph annotations in pencil on several pages.

Based on the 1890 novel by Oscar Wilde, about a man whose portrait magically takes on the ability to absorb the sins of his debauched life while he remains unaged. Nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Cinematography.

Set in London.

Goldenrod studio wrappers, rubber-stamped FILE COPY and COMPLETE on the front wrapper, noted as copy No. 67 and production No. 5069, dated 11-5-43, with credits for director Albert Lewin. Title page integral with the first page of the text. 168 leaves, with last page of text numbered 169. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with a single pink revision page dated 3-13-44. Pages about Near Fine, wrapper Good only, with a tear on the bottom right portion of the front wrapper and rear wrapper split from the binding, bound with two gold brads.

Selby US.

[Book #156715]