The Last Valley [Somewhere in the Mountains There is a Last Valley]

Troy, MI: Anchor Bay Entertainment, 1969. First Draft script for the 1971 film. With several annotations in holograph pencil and ink throughout. Here under the working title "Somewhere in the Mountains There is a Last Valley." Based on the 1959 novel by J.B. Pick.

During the Thirty Years' War in Germany, Vogel, (Sharif) a teacher, is being pursued by a band of mercenaries fighting for the highest bidder, regardless of religious affiliation, lead by "The Captain" (Caine). Vogel comes upon a village in a mountain valley yet untouched by the war and horror that has gripped most of continental Europe. The Captain soon comes upon the valley and decides to spend winter there and Vogel ends up acting as intermediary between the villagers and the soldiers.

Green titled wrappers. Title page present, dated May 13, 1969, noted as 1st Draft Screenplay, with credit for screenwriter Clavell. 167 leaves, with last page numbered 161. Mechanical duplication. Pages Very Good with some discoloration, wrapper Very Good with some staining, bound internally with three gold brads.

[Book #129421]

Price: $350.00