Dressed to Kill

Los Angeles: Filmways Pictures, 1979. Draft script for the 1980 film. Dated 1979 on the title page. Based on other drafts we have handled, this draft, precedes the October 10, 1979 draft probably by 2-4 weeks, as this draft has the same page count as that one, but lacks its added revisions.

The De Palma film that essentially solidified the director's style, a mix of Hitchcock-esque suspense and intense sexuality. The film begins with a very famous update on the "Hitchcock shower scene," with Angie Dickinson very plausibly filling Janet Leigh's role. The sixth of nine highly distinctive films De Palma made between 1973 and 1984.

Green studio wrappers, stamped with the title in gilt on the front wrapperTitle page present, with a credit for screenwriter De Palma and a date of 1979. 106 leaves, mechanically reproduced. Pages and wrapper easily Near Fine bound with three silver screw brads.


[Book #121671]

Price: $750.00