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HERMAN MELVILLE & NIGEL BALCHIN
1956 TYPEE Rare UNKNOWN Screenplay JOHN HUSTON Herman Melville NIGEL BALCHIN
Hollywood, CA: ALLIED ARTISTS. 1956 TYPEE Rare UNKNOWN Screenplay JOHN HUSTON Herman Melville NIGEL BALCHIN TYPEE, Original 1956 UNPRODUCED Vintage SCREENPLAY by NIGEL BALCHIN, DIRECTED by JOHN HUSTON, Starring GREGORY PECK, Produced by ALLIED ARTISTS, Adapted from HERMAN MELVILLE. An UNKNOWN SCRIPT, not mentioned in the AFI Catalog or IMDB. TYPEE, Screenplay by Nigel Balchin, from the novel by Herman Melville. Nigel Balchin's 2nd Version Dated August 3, 1956. Allied Artists Productions, Inc., Hollywood, CA. Original typescript screenplay, typed carbon copy on onion skin paper, 8.5" x 11", grey paper covers, 3-hole punched, bound with 3 brass brads, 134 pages, printed on rectos only. With the purple inkstamp "Property of Allied Artists Productions Inc. / 4376 Sunset Drive / Hollywood 27, Calif. / Please Return This Script" on the inside front cover, and printed Allied Artists Productions address label adhered to the bottom of the title page. VERY GOOD Condition: paper covers have light wear, some staining, and tape ghosts, TYPEE is penned to the bottom page edges (of the closed script), internally, just some light wear and age toning, otherwise tight, bright, clean and unmarked. In 1955, while John Huston was editing his film "Moby Dick," he was approached by Producer Harold Mirisch about joining Willy Wyler and Billy Wilder in making films for Allied Artists. Wyler agreed to make "Friendly Persuasion" and Wilder "Love in the Afternoon." Huston agreed to make "Typee," a Herman Melville adaptation staring Gregory Peck, which would be filmed in Tahiti and British Samoa. Engli … [Click Below for Full Description]
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