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6 Hours to Live [Six Hours to Live] (Original screenplay for the 1932 film)

6 Hours to Live [Six Hours to Live] (Original screenplay for the 1932 film)

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6 Hours to Live [Six Hours to Live] (Original screenplay for the 1932 film)

by William Dieterle (director); Morton Bartaux, Gordon Morris, Bradley King (screenwriters); Warner Baxter, Miriam Jordan (starring)

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Hollywood: Fox Film Corporation, 1932. Final Shooting script for the 1932 film, here under the working title "Six Hours to Live." With manuscript pencil annotations on the front wrapper.

By way of a scientific experiment, a murder victim is revived from death, but has only six hours to find his killer. An early directorial effort by the great William Dieterle, foreshadowing the dark elements that would eventually define his work in film noir.

Green titled wrappers, noted as FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 607, dated 8/5/32, with credits for screenwriters Gordon Morris, Morton Barteaux, and Bradley King. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Gordon Morris, Morton Barteaux, and Bradley King, director William Dieterle, and various crew members. 116 leaves, with last page of text numbered 109. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with carbon typescript revision pages on onionskin stock throughout, dated variously between 8-8-32 and 8/9/32. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with yapping and edgewear on the front and rear wrappers, bound with two gold brads.

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Title
6 Hours to Live [Six Hours to Live] (Original screenplay for the 1932 film)
Author
William Dieterle (director); Morton Bartaux, Gordon Morris, Bradley King (screenwriters); Warner Baxter, Miriam Jordan (starring)
Book Condition
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Publisher
Fox Film Corporation
Place of Publication
Hollywood
Date Published
1932
Keywords
Film Scripts | Science Fiction | 1930s Cinema
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