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Big Leaguer [The Long Way Up] (Original treatment script for the 1953 film)

Big Leaguer [The Long Way Up] (Original treatment script for the 1953 film)

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Big Leaguer [The Long Way Up] (Original treatment script for the 1953 film)

by Robert Aldrich (director); John McNulty, Lou Morheim (story); Herbert Baker (screenwriter); Edward G. Robinson, Vera-Ellen, Jeff Richards (starring)

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Culver City, CA: Loew's Incorporated, 1952. Treatment script for the 1953 film on yellow paper, created by screenwriter Louis Morheim, who received a story credit in the final film. With a single annotation in manuscript pencil, changing the revision date, on page five.

Robert Aldrich's directorial debut, wherein a baseball scout at a New York Giants training camp in Florida evaluates prospective hopefuls for a minor league contract. Starring Edward G. Robinson in his first major role after being threatened with blacklisting by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC).

Shot on location in Melbourne, Florida.

Blue titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 2, stamped "Incomplete," dated 6-18-52, with credits for screenwriter Louis Morheim. 42 leaves, with last page of text numbered 42. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, on yellow pages, dated variously between 6-18-52 and 6-20-52. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

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Title
Big Leaguer [The Long Way Up] (Original treatment script for the 1953 film)
Author
Robert Aldrich (director); John McNulty, Lou Morheim (story); Herbert Baker (screenwriter); Edward G. Robinson, Vera-Ellen, Jeff Richards (starring)
Book Condition
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Publisher
Loew's Incorporated
Place of Publication
Culver City, CA
Date Published
1952
Keywords
Film Scripts | 1950s Cinema | Baseball | Family Film | Sports | New York
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