"Traveling Expense Statement," Printed and Typed Document Signed for travel expenses related to the film, "A Breath of Scandal," (also titled "Olympia") 4to, Vienna, May 19, 1959. MICHAEL CURTIZ.
MICHAEL CURTIZ

(1886-1962) Hungarian born American film director of classic films ranging from swashbucklers to dramas to musicals.

"Traveling Expense Statement," Printed and Typed Document Signed for travel expenses related to the film, "A Breath of Scandal," (also titled "Olympia") 4to, Vienna, May 19, 1959.

Preparing to direct his 1960 film, "A Breath of Scandal," Curtiz traveled to Rome and Vienna to interview actors. He documented his travel expenses on Paramount Pictures "Traveling Expense Statement." Curtiz states his reason for travel, "Interviewing actors for 'Olympia,'... from Vienna, Austria To Rome and Munich." He traveled from "May 15 thru May 18, 1959 " for a total cost of $150. The document indicates Curtiz's spending for "Hotel...meals, Taxi...tips...." The prolific director signs, "Michael Curtiz" as "employee." Condition: Cancellation stamp punch holes on the left and two small punch holes at top margin, two partial punch hole breaks on right edge. "A Breath of Scandal," is based on Ferenc Molnar's 1928 play, "Olympia," and starred Sophia Loren and Maurice Chevalier.

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