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    A James Cagney Pair of 'File Copy' Scripts from "Johnny Come Lately" and "32 Rue Madeleine." The first: United Artists, 1943, cornflower blue covers, with original working title of "McLeod's Folly," by John Van Druten, dated "March 26, 1943," marked "Final Script," perforated receipt portion on first page still intact, 150 pages; this was Cagney's own file copy script for his role of "Tom Richards" which he gave to his longtime secretary, Nora Helm, for her permanent files; the second: 20th Century Fox, 1946. greenish-blue covers, no authorship noted, dated "April 5, 1946," marked "Temporary," 163 pages, some penciled doodles appear on front cover, also Cagney's own file copy script for his role of "Robert Emmett Sharkey" and also given to Helm for her permanent archive. (Please note covers of "32" are tattered around the margins.)
    11" x 9"

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    November, 2017
    11th Saturday
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