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Silk Hat Kid [The Lord's Referee] (Original screenplay for the 1935 film, director H. Bruce Humberstone's copy)

Silk Hat Kid [The Lord's Referee] (Original screenplay for the 1935 film, director H. Bruce Humberstone's copy)

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Silk Hat Kid [The Lord's Referee] (Original screenplay for the 1935 film, director H. Bruce Humberstone's copy)

by H. Bruce Humberstone (director); Edward Eliscu, Lou Breslow, Philip Klein, Robert Yost (screenwriters); Lew Ayres, Mae Clarke, Paul Kelly, Ralf Harolde (starring)

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Hollywood: Fox Film, 1935. First Draft script for the 1935 film, here under the working title "The Lord's Refugee." Copy belonging to director H. Bruce Humberstone, with his name in manuscript pencil on the front wrapper, and single manuscript annotation in pencil to page 74.

In an attempt to go straight, a former bodyguard with a violent past shacks up in a tenement house, where he takes a position as a boxing instructor under the tutelage of a local priest.

Yellow titled wrappers, noted as First Draft on the front wrapper, noted as copy No. 6, dated 4-12-35, with credits for screenwriters Philip Klein and Robert Yost, and story credits to Gerald Beaumont. Title page integral with the first page of text, presumably as issued. 80 leaves, with last page of text numbered 80. Carbon typescript on onionskin stock, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with three gold brads.

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Title
Silk Hat Kid [The Lord's Referee] (Original screenplay for the 1935 film, director H. Bruce Humberstone's copy)
Author
H. Bruce Humberstone (director); Edward Eliscu, Lou Breslow, Philip Klein, Robert Yost (screenwriters); Lew Ayres, Mae Clarke, Paul Kelly, Ralf Harolde (starring)
Book Condition
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Publisher
Fox Film
Place of Publication
Hollywood
Date Published
1935
Keywords
Film Scripts | 1930s Cinema | Mystery and Crime | Action Film | Con Men, Grifters, and Hustlers | Boxing
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Film Scripts; Boxing; Mystery and Crime; 1930s Cinema; Con Men, Grifters, and Hustlers;

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