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Lorna Doone (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

Lorna Doone (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

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Lorna Doone (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

by Barbara Hale, Richard Greene (starring); Phil Karlson (director); R.D. Blackmore (novel); George Bruce, Jesse Lasky Jr., Richard Schayer (screenwriters)

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Culver City, CA: Edward Small Productions, 1946. First Estimating script for the 1951 film. Presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce, bound in full brown leather with gilt titles and rule, and Bruce's name on the bottom right corner of the front board.

Based on the classic 1869 novel by R.D. Blackmore, about a young woman whose cruel, wealthy landowning family has determined that she will marry a man she does not love.

Screenwriter George Bruce was best known for "The Duke of West Point" (1938), "South of Pago Pago" (1940), and "Two Years Before the Mast" (1946).

Set in seventeenth century Scotland.

Housed in a brown paper slipcase. Title page present, noted as FIRST ESTIMATING SCRIPT and dated July 11, 1946, with credits for screenwriter George Bruce. 186 leaves, with last page of text numbered 179. Carbon typescript, rectos only. Near Fine in an about Near Fine slipcase.

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Title
Lorna Doone (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)
Author
Barbara Hale, Richard Greene (starring); Phil Karlson (director); R.D. Blackmore (novel); George Bruce, Jesse Lasky Jr., Richard Schayer (screenwriters)
Book Condition
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Publisher
Edward Small Productions
Place of Publication
Culver City, CA
Date Published
1946
Keywords
Film Scripts | 1950s Cinema | Presentation Scripts | Films with Literary Sources | Adventure | Romance
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