The Story of Seabiscuit [Always Sweethearts]

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1949. Second Revised Temporary script for the 1949 film, seen here under the working title "Always Sweethearts."

An Irish horse trainer and his niece take a liking to a young Kentucky thoroughbred named Seabiscuit, deciding to convince the horse's owner to let them train the horse for races. A loosely fictionalized account of prizewinning racehorse Seabiscuit, incorporating black-and-white footage of Seabiscuit in several races, including the 1940 Santa Anita Handicap and the 1938 race against War Admiral.

Set in Kentucky, shot on location in Los Angeles and Arcadia.

Beige titled wrappers, noted as 2nd Rev. Temp. on the front wrapper, dated Feb. 28, 1949. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, undated, with credits for screenwriter John Taintor Foote. 136 leaves, with last page of text numbered 132. Mimeograph duplication on yellow stock, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.


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