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    A Lon Chaney-Related Collection of Silent Era Film Scripts, 1920s. Six total, all from films starring the actor including: 1) "The Blackbird," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1926, yellow covers, original title reads "The Mocking Bird," screenplay by Tod Browning, scenario by Waldemar Young, dated "October 10, 1925," marked "File Copy," 119 pages, film co-starred Owen Moore; 2) "Tell It To The Marines," MGM, 1926, yellow covers, scenario by E. Richard Schayer, dated "Apr. 20/1926," marked "Vault Copy," 150+ pages, with red typed text throughout noting how the title cards would read as it was a silent film, co-starring William Haines; 3) "Mr. Wu," MGM, 1927, yellow covers, story by Louise Jordan Miln, adaptation and scenario by Lorna Moon, dated "Nov 13, 1926," marked "Vault Copy," 96 pages, film co-starred Louise Dresser and Anna May Wong; 4) "The Unknown," MGM, 1927, yellow covers, story by Tod Browning, scenario by Waldemar Young, dated "Jan 24, 1927," marked "File Copy," 102 pages, film co-starred Joan Crawford; 5) "Mockery," MGM, 1927, yellow covers, original title reads "Terror (The Harelip)," by Benjamin Christensen, dated "May 18, 1927," marked "Vault Copy," 100+ pages, film co-starred Barbara Bedford, Ricardo Cortez and Mack Swain; and 6) "The Big City," MGM, 1927, yellow covers, story by Tod Browning, scenario by Waldemar Young, dated "Oct. 14, 1927," marked "File Copy," 119 pages, film co-starred Marceline Day. (Please note all covers are extremely tattered, torn, and fragile due to age.)
    11" x 9"


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    December, 2012
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