The Symphony Story [Unfaithfully Yours]. Screenplay by Preston Sturges. Preston Sturges.

The Symphony Story [Unfaithfully Yours]. Screenplay by Preston Sturges

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1948. Mimeographed sheets, 159 pages. Brad-fastened in covers stamped with the working title and the date, January 15, 1948; blue revised pages dated 1/19/1948. Copy number "16": stamped on cover and first page, distribution receipt removed. Covers show some use. The original screenplay for Sturges's first film for Fox. This classic dark comedy starred Rex Harrison in a character partly modeled on Sir Thomas Beecham. The copy of cinematographer Victor Milner, with his signature and notes on the front cover, and his ink or pencil notes about shots, lighting, etc. at various places in the margins. Besides his other work for Sturges (The Lady Eve, Christmas in July, The Palm Beach Story) Milner also filmed such classics as Trouble in Paradise (1932) and It's a Wonderful Life (1946). Item #28841

Price: $2,750.00

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