A final screenplay of The Maltese Falcon
Lot 223
A final screenplay of The Maltese Falcon
Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
A final screenplay of The Maltese Falcon
Mimeographed Manuscript, from the novel by Dashiell Hammett, screenplay by John Huston, 147 pp, 4to, [Burbank], May 26, 1941 (blue revision pages dated as late as June 2 bound in), bound in light blue wraps stamped Warne Bros. story department and #74, with penciled ownership inscription of Carl Stukie to upper cover and minor annotations throughout, some chipping and loss to wrappers.
Provenance: The Scriptorium, March 29, 1994 (copy of receipt laid in).

A rare copy of the shooting script of the noir classic. Worldcat locates only John Huston's bound copy at the AMPAS Margaret Herrick library; no copies appear in the auction records.

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