A Song to Remember [At Night We Dream] (Original screenplay for the 1945 film)
Vidor, Charles (director); Sidney Buchman, Ernst Marischka (screenwriters); Paul Muni, Merle Oberon, Cornel Wilde, Nina Foch (starring)
Price: 375.00 USD
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1943. Final Draft script for the 1945 film. With a single notation in holograph pencil. A fictionalized account of Polish pianist Frederic Chopin. As a young child, Chopin is playing a piece by Mozart when he notices Polish people being taken prisoner by Russian authorities. Years later, he works in secret for Polish patriotism, including coming late to an important concert because of a secret meeting, then stops his performance when the Russian Governor of Poland enters, declaring that he does not play for Czarist butchers. He flees to Paris, when Franz Liszt recognizes his genius and George Sand takes him in. Nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Actor. Set in Poland and Paris. Green titled wrappers, noted as Final Draft on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 1843, dated November 26, 1943. Title page present, dated November 27, 1943, noted as Final Draft, with credits for screenwriter Sidney Buchman. 127 leaves, with last page of text numbered 126. Mimeograph, with yellow, white, and blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between January 10, 1943 and January 20, 1944. Pages Very Good, wrapper Very Good bound with two gold brads.
- By This Author: Vidor, Charles (director); Sidney Buchman, Ernst Marischka (screenwriters); Paul Muni, Merle Oberon, Cornel Wilde, Nina Foch (starring)
- By This Publisher: Columbia Pictures