Paris: Carthago Films, Circa 1985. Shooting script, undated, for the 1986 film. With substantive working annotations in variously colored holograph ink on a few pages. Noted as copy No. 7 in red ink at the top right corner of the first blank.
One of Polanski's most underrated efforts, in many ways a companion to "The Fearless Vampire Killers" in that it is a beautifully executed, comedic valentine to the genre films of Polanski's youth. A France-Tunisia co-production, shot on location in Tunisia, Malta, and Seychelles, with Walter Matthau as a Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red and David Kelly as ship's surgeon.
Untitled red vinyl wrappers, bound in red tape as issued. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Polanski and Brach. 134 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound internally with three gold brads.