The Restless Gun: Gratitude

Johnny Crawford, John Payne, Jeanne Bates, John Litel (starring)
Edward Ludwig (director)
Arnold Belgard (screenwriter)

Hollywood: Revue Productions, 1958. Revised Draft script for the 39th episode of season one of the 1957-1959 Western television series. Copy belonging to actor Johnny Crawford, with his name on the title page and his annotations throughout.

The series followed the adventures of Vint Bonner, a cowboy in the Old West after the Civil War. In this installment, Bonner leads a surveying team in laying the boundary between Colorado and New Mexico, but deals with strong opposition from a rancher and a widowed homesteader. The episode originally aired on June 16, 1958, on NBC.

Self wrappers. Title page present, dated 3/31/58, noted as REV., with credit for screenwriter Arnold Belgard. 38 leaves, with last page of text numbered 36. Spirit duplication, rectos only, with pink and blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 3/31/58 and 4/2/58. Pages Very Good plus, with a portion cut out of the title page, partially bound at the top corner with a single staple.

[Book #158455]