[Los Angeles]: Paramount Pictures Inc., 23 September 1930. ,14,32,34,19 leaves (some with 'B' prefix suggesting a revised state of that leaf). Folio (8.5 x 13"). Carbon typescript on rectos only of onionskin stock, punched and secured with two brads. Title-leaf detached and somewhat chipped surrounding the former bradholes, a few creases toward end, subtitle inserted in ink on title leaf ("of Broadway"), Script Dept stamp on title leaf, otherwise a very good copy of a fragile format. Item #WRCLIT84647
Denoted a "final shooting script" of Mankiewicz and Purcell's adaptation to the screen of Ferber and Kaufman's 1927 play. George Cukor and Cyril Gardner directed the 1930 release, which starred Ina Claire, Frederic March, Mary Brian, et al. March was nominated for an Oscar for his role as Tony Cavendish in this comedy loosely based on the Barrymore family.