Irish, William (pseudonym of Cornell Woolrich), (1903-1968).
Title Deadline at Dawn.
Binding Hardcover in black cloth boards with green title
Book Condition Very good. No dust jacket. Pages toning as usual with this publisher. Boards rubbed & light soil to top edge.
Edition First Tower Books Motion Picture Edition printing January 1946.
Size 8vo. 220 pp.
Publisher Cleveland & New York. The World Publishing Co. 1946.
Seller ID 18759
Basis for the 1946 film noir starring Susan Hayward, Bill Williams & Paul Lukas. With screenplay by Clifford Odets. A sailor on leave blacks out and when he wakes finds the girl he had been with dead. With the help of a kind B-girl & a cab driver, the sailor has four hours to prove himself innocent before his leave ends. Film photos on endpapers, title page & four pages in text.