The Silver Streak

Los Angeles: Haskell-Travers, 1935. First Edition. Copy belonging to Colin Higgins, screenwriter of the 1976 Arthur Hiller film "Silver Streak" (unrelated except by title) with Higgins' illustrated bookplate affixed to the front pastedown.

One of the first film screenplays to be published in book form.

Laid in with the book is a typescript letter signed from the screenwriter of the 1934 film,"The Silver Streak," Roger Whately, dated June 25, 1956, on Pickwick Bookshop letterhead, discussing the writing of the screenplay.

Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Slight lean, with light offsetting on the endpapers. Jacket has a 2.5-inch chip on the front panel, with moderate rubbing and chipping at the corners and along the spine panel.

[Book #158473]