Thunder in the Valley [Bob, Son of Battle]

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1946. Shooting Final script for the 1947 film, seen here under the working title "Bob, Son of Battle." Copy belonging to actor Lon McCallister, with his annotations in holograph pencil throughout.

Based on the 1898 novel "Owd Bob" by Alfred Ollivant. An aging, crotchety shepherd fights his son in a collie dog sheepherding contest.

Set in Scotland, shot on location in Kanab, Utah.

Beige titled wrappers, noted as Shooting Final on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 27 and production No. 113, dated June 25, 1946. Title page present, dated June 25, 1946, noted as Shooting Final, with credits for screenwriter Jerome Cady. 150 leaves, with last page of text numbered 143. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with blue revision pages dated between 7/5/46 and 10/31/46. Pages Very Good plus, with faint foxing on the fore-edge of the title page, wrapper Very Good, with script laid into wrapper, partially bound with a single gold brad.

[Book #157114]