[ Np]: Paman Productions Inc. - Paramount Pictures Corp. 5 September 1962. ,197 leaves. Quarto. Mimeographed typescript, printed on rectos only. Bradbound in titled stiff paper binder. Binder sunned and lightly used at overlap edges, a few related pencil notes on verso of last leaf, fore-margin of one leaf a bit tanned and frayed, extreme upper fore- corner of another leaf torn away, but very good. Item #WRCLIT52737
A preproduction draft of this important adaptation to the screen of two Pulitzer- winning literary properties, Agee's 1957 novel, and Mosel's 1960 adaptation of the novel to the stage. While the specific draft which the script in hand reflects is not identified, its length, which would translate into a film considerably longer than the eventual release length of 97 minutes, suggests further revision lay ahead before shooting. The film, under the direction of Alex Segal, starred Jean Simmons, Robert Preston, John Henry Faulk, Pat Hingle, et al.