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Script for the 1937 film "Lost Horizon," directed by Frank Capra, Final Draft of March 23, 1936. HARRISON FORMAN'S COPY, with his stamp. 175 pp., 4to in pale green wrappers, in hardcover binder. Very Good. Accompanied by 4 photos (approx. 8" x 10") from the film with captions penciled to back and with Harrison Forman's stamp. Forman worked as the Tibetan technical expert on the film. The film has since become a widely acclaimed classic. ******************************* From the collection of Harrison Forman. Harrison Forman (1904-1978), known as a modern “Marco Polo,” was a photographer, reporter, and author of several books. Most notably, Forman provided some of the earliest photographic images of Tibet. He also interviewed Mao Zedong and covered China during World War II. While best known for his work in Asia, Forman travelled extensively and provided numerous photos and reports from locations around the globe. His reports and photos appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic, and other publications. He authored several books and also collaborated with Frank Capra on the 1937 film, “Lost Horizon” (Forman’s copy of the script to be offered in this sale.) Provenance: Acquired from the family of Harrison Forman.

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[Harrison Forman's Copy, "Lost Horizon" Script]

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Nov 3, 2018