A Jennifer Jones owned 'presentation copy' script signed and gifted to her by David O. Selznick from "Duel in the Sun"
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A Jennifer Jones owned 'presentation copy' script signed and gifted to her by David O. Selznick from "Duel in the Sun"
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A Jennifer Jones owned 'presentation copy' script signed and gifted to her by David O. Selznick from "Duel in the Sun"
A Jennifer Jones owned 'presentation copy' script signed and gifted to her by David O. Selznick from "Duel in the Sun"
The Selznick Studio, 1946. Bound in maroon calf and cloth; gold-embossed on cover "Duel in the Sun" and "Jennifer Jones" with film title repeated on spine; inside yellow script cover typed "David O. Selznick / presents / Duel in the Sun / from the novel by / Niven Busch / Starring / Jennifer Jones / Joseph Cotten / Gregory Peck" etc., "Screen Play / by David O. Selznick / Directed by King Vidor" etc., "Final Shooting Script / February 20, 1945;" inside front free end paper inscribed in blue fountain pen ink "for Jennifer - / in memory of her/ courage through ordeals / David;" with 178 typed pages; including seven original print black and white stills showing scenes from the finished film bound within. As was producer David O. Selznick's custom, after filming was complete, he would have copies of the final shooting script beautifully bound and embossed for all the important cast and crew members of the production. He would then personally inscribe each and gift it to the recipient, this being the one he gave to Jones who would become his wife three years later.
11 x 9 x 1in
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