“YOU PULL IT, YOU SWITCH IT, YOU TOP IT”
CAIN, James M. Past All Dishonor. Los Angeles, circa 1946.
Advance mimeographed typewritten draft of Cain’s Civil War crime novel, a favorite of Cain’s for its use of “the old switcheroo,” in manuscript format for submission to Hollywood studios, preceding the 1946 publication of his novel and containing parts changed in the final published edition. $1650.