The Hunters

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957. Writer's Working Script for the 1958 film.

Based on James Salter's 1956 novel. Major Saville (Mitchum) is assigned to head a fighter squadron in the Korean War, engages in an illicit romance with a wife of one of his soldiers, and in the end must decide whether to save an injured enemy.

Shot on location in Florida and Arizona.

Light blue titled wrappers, noted as WRITER'S WORKING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, copy No. 718, dated January 3, 1957. Title page present, dated January 3, 1957, noted as Writer's Working Script, with a credit for screenwriter Murphy. 173 leaves, with last page of text numbered 172. Mimeograph on yellow stock. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, bound internally with three gold brads.

Davenport, p. 175.

[Book #131140]

Price: $450.00