Ocean's Eleven [11] [Oceans Eleven or And the Angels Sing]

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, ca. 1959. Draft script for the 1960 film "Ocean's Eleven," seen here as "Oceans Eleven or And the Angels Sing." Copy belonging to actor Peter Lawford, with his name on the front wrapper and his holograph annotations throughout. Lawford owned the rights to the film, and accompanying this script is a signed note written on his wife's stationery that reads: "Oceans 11 / $10,000 / 50-50- / P. Lawford," a copy of a contract between Lawford and talent agent Milton Ebbins, and a clipping of a full-page advertisement for the film from "Variety" magazine.

A classic and well-loved heist film, "Ocean's Eleven" is the quintessential Rat Pack picture, in which a group of World War II veterans attempts a series of high-profile casino robberies in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve. Steven Soderbergh directed a popular 2001 remake of the film (with two sequels), starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Matt Damon.

Set in Las Vegas and Los Angeles, and shot on location in both cities.

Pale blue titled wrappers. Title page present. 162 leaves, mimeograph duplication, with white undated revision pages throughout labeled REVISED. Pages about Fine, wrapper about Fine bound internally with three gold brads.

Lee, The Heist Film.

[Book #133731]