Ice Station Zebra

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1967. Revised Draft script for the 1968 film. Copy belonging to an uncredited crew member, with notations in holograph pencil on the versos of pages throughout, mostly numeric notations, with a few pages noting on-the-set supplies, and some personal notations.

Based on Alistair MacLean's 1963 novel of the same name. Commander James Ferraday (Hudson) receives orders to rescue the crew of Ice Station Zebra, a weather station located at the North Pole. David Jones (McGoohan), a British civilian, Captain Anders (Brown), a Marine with a platoon of troops, and Boris Vasilov (Borgnine) accompany Ferraday on the nuclear submarine USS Tigerfish. But once arrived at the station, not all is as it seems, and someone will do anything to interfere with the mission.

Nominated for two Academy Awards, Best Cinematography and Best Effects.

Set the Arctic Circle, shot on location in California.

Goldenrod titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 170, dated June 14, 1967, with credits for director Sturges, producer Martin Ransohoff, and writer Douglas Heyes. 189 leaves, with last page of text numbered 203. Mimeograph, dated variously between 4/28//67 and 6/30/67, with blue and gray revision pages throughout, dated variously between 6/27/67 and 7/3/67. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Weldon 1996.


[Book #135860]

Price: $750.00