The Toolbox Murders

Los Angeles: Tony DiDio / Cal-Am Artists, 1977. Revised Draft script for the 1978 film. Released theatrically in 1978, released on VHS in the early 1980s, subsequently labeled a "video nasty," and banned in the UK from 1982 to 2000.

Quintessential exploitation film about a ski-masked maniac (Mitchell) who wreaks terror on the tenants of an apartment complex, dispatching victims with a variety of power tools and other items from his toolbox.

Features a cameo by adult film star Kelly Nichols (Jessica Lange's stunt double in John Guillermin's 1976 adventure, "King Kong"), where she is riddled with nails in a controversial scene involving a nail gun.

Shot on location in Los Angeles.

Black titled wrappers. Noted as copy No. 28 in holograph ink on the first page. Title page present, dated March 15, 1977, noted as Revised, with credits for screenwriters Friedenn, Easter, and Kindberg. 128 leaves, with last page of text numbered 124. Xerographically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads.

Muir, 1970s. Thrower, Nightmare USA.


[Book #135932]

Price: $450.00