Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1984. Second Draft Revised Script (First Revision) for the 1985 film, "Mask," directed by Peter Bogdanovich, written for the screen by Anna Hamilton-Phelan, and starring Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott, and Laura Dern. SIGNED by director Peter Bogdanovich on the title page.
The true story of Rocky Dennis (Eric Stoltz), a personable young man suffering from "lionitis," a fatal disease causing a hideous facial disfigurement. The son of freewheeling biker Rusty Dennis (Cher), Rocky, is accepted without question by his mom's boyfriends and cycle buddies, but treated with pity, condescension, and disgust by much of the outside world. (Hal Erickson)
Gray studio wrappers, stamped SECOND DRAFT REVISED SCREENPLAY (FIRST EDITION) on the front wrapper, noted as Project No. 02165, dated April 5, 1984, and with the holograph notation "EDITORIAL" at the left edge. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Hamilton-Phelan, director Bogdanovich, and producer Martin Starger. 172 leaves, mechanically reproduced, rectos only. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with three gold brads.