Power Without Glory

Michael Clayton Hutton (playwright)
Chloe Gibson (director)
Hilary Liddell, Helen Misener, Peter Murray (starring)

New York: N.p., circa 1948. Draft script for the 1948 play, with a "Property of [Producer] John C. Wilson" label and a New York "Rialto Service Bureau" label on the front wrapper.

The play, which premiered at the Fortune Theatre in London in 1947, opened on Broadway the following year, on January 13, 1948, with the original London cast and production, at the Booth Theatre, and played for 31 performances, closing on February 7, 1948. The script on offer here, with the New York "Rialto Service Bureau" label, was produced for the New York production of the play.

A soldier returns home from the war to find his fiancee has fallen in love with his brother, who has murdered a girl who threatened to disclose his unfaithfulness. Made into a television movie, directed by Chloe Gibson and starring Dirk Bogarde, Mary Horn, and Kenneth More, which was broadcast on BBC on June 1, 1947.

Brown titled wrappers with credits for screenwriter Michael Clayton Hutton. Title page present with credits for screenwriter Michael Clayton Hutton. 82 leaves, with last page of text numbered 3-23. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads.

[Book #160863]