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    The Third Man by Graham Green (Selznick, 1948). Very Fine+. Original Second Draft Script (118 Pages, 8.5" X 11") with Cloth Case (9.25" X 12" X 2").
    From one of the best film noirs ever filmed, this well preserved original script is making its first appearance at Heritage. The screenplay author, Graham Greene, actually wrote a practice novella of the story prior to the script and spent time in post-war Vienna to guarantee an authentic atmosphere. His strategy worked well, resulting in a convincing portrayal of the black market and the cynicism of post-war Germany. The second draft script offered in this lot is bound with brads, has studio wrappers, and comes with a custom cloth case that has the title printed on the spine. It is in overall good condition, showing light edge and spine wear, slight creases, a couple of minor tears, and a few pencil remnants and indentations. The brads are beginning to wear through the paper on the verso.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2021
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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