GUILTY, THE (1947) [under working title: THE GUILTY!] Master Copy film script$2,000.00
Cornell Woolrich (source) Hollywood: Jack Wrather Productions, nd . Vintage original Master Copy film script, quarto, mimeograph. Printed wrappers, this script was subsequently bound into stiff plain boards with cloth spine, front blank later wrapper is missing, there is wear to the later cloth spine. 123 pp., a few pages are dog eared, one page has marginal chipping, overall internally near fine or better in good+ later binding.
This script belonged to actor Wally Cassell, who played the role of “Johnny Dixon”. Cassell underlined some dialogue and left a page of MS notes about locations on the back of the final page of text.
Selby, p. 63: “Man has romance with woman whose identical sister is murdered. Both he and another suspect confuse the good twin with her evil sibling.” Grant, p. 275: “There’s a good twist at the end of what is… a quite successful piece of noir: Bonita Granville, best known for portraying Nancy Drew, is surprisingly good as the femme fatale.”