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    Billy Wilder The Emperor Waltz Production Archive (1946). This extensive lot from Billy Wilder's 1948 Paramount musical comedy The Emperor Waltz, starring Bing Crosby and Joan Fontaine, includes a copy of the script by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder, 8.5" x 11", 123 pages, paper covers with two metal clips; production budget dated May 23-August 12, 1946, 9" x 14.5", 15 pages, blue paper covers with four metal clips; Dialogue Continuity script, September 21, 1946, 8.5" x 13", 58 pages, blue paper covers with three staples; Charles Brackett essay, "My Wilder Moments (or my afterthoughts after ten years of collaboration with Billy Wilder)," 8.5" x 14", 3 pages, original typed draft, with typed and pencil corrections; Shooting Schedule, June 4-September 14, 1946, 8.5" x 11", 4 pages; Daily Production Report file, 8.5" x 14", multiple pages with two metal clips; and correspondence, inter-office memos, notes, and reviews. Very Good to Fine condition, with age toning, some wear, small tears and chips, and minor damage from a studio fire. From the Billy Wilder Estate Archive.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    4th-6th Saturday-Monday
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