Mother Wore Tights (Original screenplay for the 1947 film)
Lang, Walter (director); Lamar Trotti (screenwriter); Miriam Young (novelist); Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman, Connie Marshall (starring)
Price: 325.00 USD
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1946. Shooting Final script for the 1947 film. With some annotations in holograph pencil. Laid in are two drawings in holograph pencil. Based on the 1944 autobiographical novel by Miriam Young, a young woman (Grable) decides to marry a vaudeville performer instead of attending business school in San Francisco. She eventually has two daughters and retires, but returns to the stage years later, at the behest of her husband. Winner of one Academy Award and nominated for an additional two. Set in Oakland, California. Tan titled wrappers, noted as Shooting Final on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 91 and production No. 116, dated October 15, 1946. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, dated October 15, 1946, noted as Shooting Final, with credits for screenwriter Lamar Trotti. 128 leaves, with last page of text numbered 126. Mimeograph. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus bound internally with two gold brads. Green US. Hirschhorn US.