John Fante (screenwriter) LES ROSES
First Estimating Draft, Los Angeles: Columbia Pictures, June 27, 1957. Vintage original film script, mimeograph, printed wrappers, brad bound, 142 pp. Various names written on front wrapper, some pages lightly creased at edges, very good+.
Celebrated California fiction author John Fante was also an active screenwriter. In the mid-1950s, he worked on various projects at Columbia, which included FULL OF LIFE (1956) and JEANNE EAGELS (1957). This script is an unproduced (and unpublished) screenplay about a post-WWII romance set in southern Italy.