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Auction archive: Lot number 1088

Van Johnson's bound working screenplay of Brigadoon, with a bound book of stills

Estimate
US$0
Price realised:
US$3,750
Auction archive: Lot number 1088

Van Johnson's bound working screenplay of Brigadoon, with a bound book of stills

Estimate
US$0
Price realised:
US$3,750
Beschreibung:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1954. Mimeographed manuscript, 73 pp, October 14-20, 1953, with pink revision pages dated 12/11/53 bound in, annotated throughout in pencil, bound in red leather with "Brigadoon" stamped in gilt to front cover and spine and "Van Johnson" gilt to cover, with 2 letters and 3 telegrams to Johnson laid in to prelims. WITH: 35 8 x 10 in gelatin silver print photographs, tipped to leaves and bound in full red calf album, spine stamped in gilt "Brigadoon," in slipcase. Vincente Minnelli's film version of the Lerner and Loewe Broadway hit Brigadoon starred Gene Kelly and Van Johnson as Americans who discover an enchanted Scottish village and find ghostly romance there. Along with Johnson's personal script, this lot includes his correspondence from colleagues laid in to the script's front, including a letter from M-G-M's head of production, Dore Schary, reading: ". . . With you / and Gene and Cyd [Charisse] and all the others doing / what comes naturally we should have one / helluva show." 9 x 12 in.

Auction archive: Lot number 1088
Auction:
Datum:
21 Nov 2017
Auction house:
Bonhams London
New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 [email protected]
Beschreibung:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1954. Mimeographed manuscript, 73 pp, October 14-20, 1953, with pink revision pages dated 12/11/53 bound in, annotated throughout in pencil, bound in red leather with "Brigadoon" stamped in gilt to front cover and spine and "Van Johnson" gilt to cover, with 2 letters and 3 telegrams to Johnson laid in to prelims. WITH: 35 8 x 10 in gelatin silver print photographs, tipped to leaves and bound in full red calf album, spine stamped in gilt "Brigadoon," in slipcase. Vincente Minnelli's film version of the Lerner and Loewe Broadway hit Brigadoon starred Gene Kelly and Van Johnson as Americans who discover an enchanted Scottish village and find ghostly romance there. Along with Johnson's personal script, this lot includes his correspondence from colleagues laid in to the script's front, including a letter from M-G-M's head of production, Dore Schary, reading: ". . . With you / and Gene and Cyd [Charisse] and all the others doing / what comes naturally we should have one / helluva show." 9 x 12 in.

Auction archive: Lot number 1088
Auction:
Datum:
21 Nov 2017
Auction house:
Bonhams London
New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 [email protected]
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