Los Angeles: Twentieth Century Fox, 1968. Third Revised Screenplay for the 1970 film. An important early effort for screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola, who would go on a few years later to direct some of the most important films of the 1970s .
An epic and irreverently stylized film biography, focusing on General George S. Patton's career as a tank commander in North Africa during World War II, and progressing through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Screenplay, and Best Director, along with three more nominations.
Pale green titled wrappers, noted as THIRD REVISED SCREENPLAY on the front wrapper, dated December 10, 1968. Title page present, dated December 10, 1968, noted as Third Revised Screenplay, with credits for screenwriters Coppola and North. 158 leaves, mechanically reproduced, with blue revision pages throughout, dated 12/19/68. Pages Near Fine, wrapper about Very Good bound internally with two gold brads.
National Film Registry. Phillips, p. 31.