Ragtime

Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1980. Revised Draft script for the 1981 film.

An important script for one of the most elaborate productions of the early 1980s, one of Forman's great achievements, in keeping with his 1975 classic, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." An unflinching look at the racial tensions that result when a young black pianist (Gunn) becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper class white family in New York City during the early 1900s.

Shot on location in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and England. Nominated for eight Academy Awards.

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present, dated June 16, 1980, noted as REPRINTED, with credits for screenwriter Weller and novelist Doctorow. 158 leaves, with last page of text numbered 142. Mechanically and photographically reproduced, with pink and white revision pages throughout, dated variously between 5/20/80 and 6/16/80. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, bound internally with two silver brads.


[Book #131079]

Price: $850.00