Young Man With Ideas. Originally Titled ÔYoung Man in a HurryÕ. Screenplay by Arthur Sheekman


Published by Culver City, CA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1951
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First Edition. Original 117 page shooting script with color rewrite pages, dated August 10, 1951, for the film ÔYoung Man With IdeasÕ originally titled ÔYoung Man in a HurryÕ, directed by Mitchell Leisen, starring Glenn Ford, Ruth Roman, Denise Darcel, Nina Foch, and Donna Corcoran. With occasional notations in pencil throughout. Laid in is a news clipping of a review of the film from the ÔNew York TimesÕ dated Saturday, June 7, 1952. Bradbound. With some dust soiling, staining, and wear to the covers, with the interior in uniformly very good condition. Arthur Sheekman (1901 - 1978) started out as a newspaper columnist and drama critic with the ÔManhattan NewspaperÕ before turning his sights to a career in the Hollywood film industry. In 1931 he worked as a scenarist for the classic Marx Brothers film ÔMonkey BusinessÕ which was the beginning of SheekmanÕs close personal and professional relationship with Groucho Marx. Sheekman also worked as a script writer on the Marx Brothers film ÔDuck SoupÕ and on Groucho and ChicoÕs radio series ÔFlywheel, Shyster, and FlywheelÕ. Other Sheekman film projects include the 1933 Eddie Cantor musical ÔRoman ScandalsÕ (where he met his future bride, the lovely actress Gloria Stuart), Danny KayeÕs ÔWonder ManÕ (1945), Bing CrosbyÕs ÔWelcome StrangerÕ (1947) and ÔMr. MusicÕ (1950), Joe E. BrownÕs ÔThe GladiatorÕ (1938), ÔCall Me MadamÕ (1953), and Daniel MannÕs ÔAdaÕ (1961). Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Young Man With Ideas. Originally Titled ...
Publisher: Culver City, CA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1951

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