Description

    Billy Wilder The Fortune Cookie and Bluebeard's Eighth Wife Script Lot. This lot includes Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett's sequenced screenplay for the 1937 Paramount classic Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (on carbon paper) stamped "Ernst Lubitsch" on the front cover, 9" x 14", sequences A through E, all dated March 12, 1937, except sequence E (dated March 13), paper covers with three interior metal clips; Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond's Oscar-nominated original screenplay for United Artists' The Fortune Cookie, 8.5" x 11", 174 pages, green paper covers with two metal clips; The Fortune Cookie correspondence file including budget information; 1966 Screen Writers' Annual Award "Nomination for Writing Achievement" for The Fortune Cookie; and 1966 Southern California Motion Picture Council Inc. "Comedy Award" for The Fortune Cookie. With the classic comedy The Fortune Cookie, Billy Wilder brought together the powerhouse team of Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau for the first time. Bluebeard and the correspondence file are Very Good to Fine condition. Fortune Cookie script and awards are Very Good with some evidence of being in a studio office fire. From the Billy Wilder Estate Archive.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    4th-6th Saturday-Monday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,504

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    It was a great day! Thank you for the great work! I appreciate your help and attention on the sale.
    Richard L.,
    Island Park, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,638,661