The Greek Tycoon

Los Angeles: TransWorld Entertainment, Circa 1978. First Draft script for the 1978 film. One of English director Thompson's lesser known films, his better known works being "Blonde Sinner" (1956), "The Guns of Navarone" (1961), "Cape Fear" (1962), "Mackenna's Gold" (1969), "Conquest of the Planet of the Apes" (1972), and "Battle for the Planet of the Apes" (1973).

Theo Tomasis (Quinn), a Greek shipping magnate, becomes the second husband of socialite Liz Cassidy (Bisset). Liz is the widow of young American president James Cassidy (James Franciscus), who was assassinated. Tomassis marries the former Mrs. Cassidy, but to the protest of his ex-lover, Paola (Luciana Paluzzi).

Shot on location in New York, Greece, the District of Columbia, and England.

Black vinyl wrappers with title in gilt on the front wrapper. Title page present, undated, noted as first draft, with a credit for screenwriter Fine. 171 leaves, with last page of text numbered 167. Xerographically reproduced. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, black velo binding.

[Book #135864]