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Doyle, Arthur Conan (short story); John Rawlins (director); Lynn Riggs, John Bright, Robert Hardy Andrews (screenwriters); Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers (starring)
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror [Sherlock Holmes vs. Lord Haw-Haw] [Sherlock Holmes #1] [Sherlock Holmes Saves London] [Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Fear] (Archive of three original screenplays and one original post-production script for the 1942 film)
Universal Pictures, Universal City. Archive of three scripts and one post-production script for the 1942 film. First, an early Draft script, under the working title "Sherlock Holmes vs. Lord Haw-Haw," by screenwriter John Bright, noted as "Contract File Copy" on front wrapper. Carbon typescript, preceded by a four page ribbon copy typescript outline, dated 3/10/42. Annotation of inquiry into necessary story elements and plotline on title page, in holograph pencil. Several annotations throughout, of Bright's name, page numbers, strikes, question mark, and dates (ranging from 3/10/42 to 3/27/42), in holograph pencil and ink. Second is a Draft script, under the working title "Sherlock Holmes #1," by screenwriter Lynn Riggs, dated April 2, 1942. Annotations in red and graphite holograph pencil on front wrapper, some illegible, citing Arthur Conan Doyle and the story upon which script is based, and "Copy from which we mimeod yellow script 4/27/42." Carbon typescript on onionskin, with annotations in holograph pencil and ink throughout, primarily amending page numbers, scene numbers, and character names, as well as striking the "#1" on title page title and adding "Saves London," amending title to "Sherlock Holmes Saves London," another early working title. Third is a Draft script, under the working title "Sherlock Holmes' Series #1 'Sherlock Holmes Saves London'," credited as "A Free Adaptation" by Robert Andrews, and credits for screenwriters Lynn Riggs and John Bright, dated May 4, 1942. One annotation in holograph pencil of the name "M. Nicht" on top right of page 107, likely … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA [Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.]

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