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    John Edward Grant Scripts (1940s). John Edward Grant (1905-1966) was a prolific screenwriter whose passions were writing and bullfighting (he wrote the screenplay for 1951's Bullfighter and the Lady). He also was a close pal of John Wayne, and wrote some of the Duke's best-remembered films (Sands of Iwo Jima, McClintock!, and many more). This lot includes Grant's 179-page story treatment for Johnny Eager (1942), the MGM film noir that starred Robert Taylor and Lana Turner and for which Van Heflin won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award. There is pencil annotation in the treatment, possibly by John Lee Mahin, who collaborated with Grant on the screenplay. Also included is Grant's Plan M, "a play in three acts," set during World War II. Both are in Excellent condition.

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    October, 2008
    4th-6th Saturday-Monday
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