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    A Norman Taurog-Owned Group of Scripts, 1940s-1960s. Three total from the Academy Award-winning director's own files including (in chronological order): 1) "The Beginning or the End," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1947, bound in red leather, yellow covers, no authorship noted, dated "3-22-46," marked "Final Version," 135 pages, with numerous colored script change pages throughout, heavily annotated in blue pencil and regular pencil in Taurog's hand, numerous tabs with additional handwritten scene information throughout; from the film starring Brian Donlevy, Robert Walker, and Hume Cronyn; 2) "The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown," United Artists, 1957, bound in green leather, screenplay by Richard Alan Simmons, dated "December 3, 1956," 136 pages, with some colored script change pages throughout, somewhat annotated in red pencil and regular pencil in Taurog's hand, numerous tabs with additional handwritten scene information throughout; from the film starring Jane Russell, Keenan Wynn, and Ralph Meeker; and 3) "Sergeant Dead Head," American International Pictures, 1965, bound in brown leather, film title and "Norman Taurog" embossed on front, screenplay by Louis M. Heyward, dated "May 6, 1965," marked "Revised," 222 pages, with numerous colored script change pages throughout, somewhat annotated in pencil in Taurog's hand; from the film starring Frankie Avalon, Cesar Romero, and Buster Keaton. (Please note these scripts are somewhat fragile due to age and the leather binding is worn.)
    12" x 9" x 1/2"


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