The Turning Point

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976. Draft script for the 1977 film. Presumed estimating script, with "Budgeting" in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Notations in holograph blue and black ink throughout.

A film made at what was arguably the maturation point for the Women's Liberation movement that began in the mid-late 1960s, in which MacLaine and Bancroft portray former dance colleagues whose lives have gone separate ways (one becomes a professional dancer, the other a settled domestic woman), and whose unexpected reunion yields dramatic consequences. Nominated for 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.

Mustard titled wrappers, noted as "Budgeting" on the front wrapper. Title page present, dated 3/2/76, with a credit for screenwriter Laurents. 116 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Grant US. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime. Selby US. Silver Classic Noir. Spicer US.

[Book #129783]

Price: $750.00