TALL MEN, THE (1955) Clark Gable’s personal leather-bound script

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Revised Final Script March 7, 1955. Frank Nugent, Sydney Boehm (screenwriters), Raoul Walsh (director). Clark Gable’s personal leather-bound script for this film, with presentation inscription from his wife. Eleven (11) photos are tipped in. In a special presentation leather binding with title and Clark Gable’s name stamped in gold on front cover. Inscribed in ink on front inner flyleaf: “Mr. G. Love Mrs. G.” [inscribed to Clark Gable by his wife Kay]. Covers lightly scuffed, particularly at spine, internally JUST ABOUT FINE.

In the fifth decade of his directing career, Raoul Walsh, who had worked in every major film genre (even doing an occasional musical), made a number of Westerns in the 1950s, including this film about a cattle drive.

/// COLLATION: title page, preliminary notice [of changes to two names, on blue paper, 4/5/55), 140 pp., with the following page revisions, all on blue paper:
3/18/55: 55, 59, 76, 79-79A, 82-83 (one leaf), 84-87
3/26/55: 127-128
4/1/55: 4, 10-14, 34-35, 46-47, 52-53, 57, 60, 62, 64-66, 68, 70, 72,77, 90,97, 99-104, 107-108, 111-112, 114, 117-120, 13-16
4/5/55: 135, 135A,139-140
4/8/55: 44, 109
4/15/55: 45
5/17/55: 2,3,5-8
5/26/55: 138A
6/3/55: 57-58

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