Author:Wexley, John


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They Shall Not Die

By: Wexley, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20845


Condition: Very Good

(patterned paper-covered boards; no dust jacket) [slight bumping to bottom corners, some fading to spine, tiny tear at top of spine; firmly bound and internally clean]. Dramatization of the Scottsboro Boys case and trial, by a playwright who went on to a relatively brief screenwriting career before his political associations caught up with him and got him blacklisted. The original Broadway production starred Claude Rains as attorney "Nathan G. Rubin," a fictionalized version of Samuel Leibowitz; also in the cast were Tom Ewell, Ruth Gordon, Dean Jagger and Erskine Sanford. Wexley ha... View more info