Typescripts of and correspondence and papers relating to Greene's The Tenth man, developed from a sketch for a film plot in 1937 for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and then expanded to form a novel in 1945, and submitted to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in that form. On the script's being offered for sale by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1983, Greene acquired a copy and had it published by The Bodley Head and Anthony Blond in 1985, with an introduction, which included the outline of a story entitled ‘Jim Braddon and the war criminal’ and of a story entitled ‘Nobody to blame’, which was later expanded into the novel Our man in Havana.
Typescripts of and correspondence and papers relating to Greene's The Tenth ...
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- ReferenceGB 58 Add MS 88987/2/75-77
- Alternative Id.(ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000009.0x0000f8
- Dates of Creation1945-1994
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 files
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Not Public Record(s)
Location of Originals
Other drafts are in the library of Georgetown University, Washington, DC