Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1977. Final Draft script for the 1977 film. Copy belonging to Director of Photography Rex Metz, with his notes, cast and crew lists, shooting schedules, and a photo of Metz on the set with Eastwood and other crew members on set.
An aging, alcoholic cop is given the task of escorting a witness from Las Vegas to Phoenix for the trial of a mob boss, only to find that corruption runs far deeper than expected and now both escort and witness are under attack. One of Eastwood's earlier directorial efforts, following on the heels of "The Outlaw Josey Wales." Shot on location in Arizona and Nevada.
Goldenrod titled wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, dated January 31, 1977. Title page present, dated January 31, 1977, noted as FINAL DRAFT, with credits for screenwriters Shryack and Butler. 148 leaves, with 39 pages of shooting schedule bound in at the rear, mimeopgraph, with pink and blue revision pages throughout, dated 2/11/99 and 2/10/77, respectively. With 52 pages of laid in materials
Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, housed in a Fair black vinyl three ring binder. Photo and laid in materials Very Good plus to Near Fine.