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    Mark Hellinger Naked City and Swell Guy Production Archive. A great Naked City archive including a temporary script (original story and screenplay) with its original title Homicide, April 2, 1947; a binder with over 275 b&w 8"x 10" production photos from Naked City; continuity breakdown with corrections; summary of the $1,351,262 production budget; two copies of the preview program with notes on the last page; Hellinger's 13-page report on the first sneak preview of Naked City shown on December 16, 1947. The Swell Guy materials include: a temporary screenplay for the film, January 15, 1946; an annotated final screenplay, May 8, 1946; a large file of legal documents transferring the rights to The Hero (later renamed Swell Guy) to Mark Hellinger; a final revised copy of the shooting script, still photographs, and continuity breakdown of Swell Guy, May 31, 1946, bound with Hellinger's name stamped in gold on the cover and Swell Guy in on the spine; a large scrapbook with newspaper clippings, titled "Swell Guy Publicity" and dated "Dec. 1947-Jan. 1947". All Fine or better. From the Mark Hellinger Archive. Accompanied by James Spence Authentication auction LOA.

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