POE, JAMESHot Spell. Screenplay by James Poe. From the Novel ÔNext of Kin' by Lonnie Coleman Los Angeles Paramount Pictures 1957 Original 131 page revised final white draft shooting script with color rewrite pages, dated January 18, 1957, for the film Hot Spell directed by Daniel Mann, starring Shirley Booth, Anthony Quinn, Shirley MacLaine, and Earl Holliman. Bradbound. Fine. Set in New Orleans, the film tells the story of a tumultuous marriage on the verge of a breakdown.