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    "Roman Holiday" Script. An original screenplay for William Wyler's Roman Holiday, with the first page crediting Ben Hecht as the author, or "script doctor," of this second draft (SF 83316, dated November 5, 1951). Many others were rumored to have worked on the screenplay, including Preston Sturges, but the original story was written by blacklisted virtuoso Dalton Trumbo -- though at the time he was not allowed credit for the Oscar-winning masterpiece. A fascinating remnant of McCarthyism, it marks the first starring role of a young Audrey Hepburn, who also won an Oscar for her performance. Marked with notations in red pencil, the folder-bound script more than likely belonged to an assistant director and is in Very Good condition with corner and border wear to the script pages and handling wear to the cover.

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