The Formula

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1979. Final Draft script for the 1980 film.

Based on screenwriter Shagan's 1979 novel. Barney Caine (Scott) of the LAPD uncovers a formula for synthetic gasoline devised by the Nazis in WWII. A greedy and ruthless oil magnate, Adam Steiffel (Brando) and his company hear of the formula, and stop at nothing to destroy it and anyone involved.

Shot on location in Germany, California, and Switzerland. Nominated for an Academy Award.

Yellow titled wrappers, noted as FINAL DRAFT on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 195, dated November 15, 1979, with credits for writer-producer Shagan and director Avildsen. 140 leaves, with last page of text numbered 140. Mechanically reproduced. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Weldon 1996.


[Book #125584]

Price: $175.00