[Film Treatment and Screenplay]: I Want to Go to America

Beverly Hills: James J. Geller, [circa 1950].


Softcover. Film treatment. Quarto sheets stapled at one corner. 5pp. Very good with wear and creasing. [With]: Screenplay. Blue bradbound printed wrappers with mimeographed sheets and stamp on rear inside wrap. Very good with sunning at the edges, small stain on the front wrap and moderate perimeter wear including nicks and tears. An unpublished five-page film treatment by James Farrell, accompanied by a short screenplay based on the treatment written by Malvin Wald, who himself was nominated for the Best Story Oscar for his work on The Naked City. A rare and apparently unpublished treatment for an unproduced film. Both housed in a custom clamshell case with a morocco label stamped in gilt.

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Item #68870 [Film Treatment and Screenplay]: I Want to Go to America. James T. FARRELL, Malvin Wald.

James T. Farrell
birth name: James Thomas Farrell
born: 2/27/1904
died: 8/22/1979
nationality: USA

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American novelist and short-story writer known for his realistic portraits of the lower-middle-class Irish in Chicago, drawn from his own experiences. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore