F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Script for the motion picture Life Begins at Eight-Thirty, quarto, 94 leaves, July 11, 1942. Includes blue revision pages dated July 18, 1942. Blue Twentieth Century-Fox wrappers. The Revised / Final Draft of the screenplay is by Nunnally Johnson, based on a play by Emlyn Williams and the novel by Fitzgerald (uncredited).
Formerly known as The Light of Heart, the 1942 film was directed by Irving Pichel. It was the last screenplay Fitzgerald worked on, and starred Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, and Monty Woolley, who plays the drunken worked-up actor disrupting his daughter Lupino's life. The highlight of the movie is the scene of Woolley as an intoxicated Santa.
Enclosed in a quarter forest green morocco clamshell box, gilt lettered on spine.
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- Lit - American
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