Ray's Wife

New York: Self published, 1973. Draft script for an unproduced film called "Ray's Wife," written by Leon Prochnik, who edited the cult 1959 short film, "Pull My Daisy," a film narrated by Jack Kerouac, and starring a plethora of literary icons, like Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso. Prochnik based this screenplay on a story by director-cinematographer Christian Blackwood, whose film credits include "Jim Dine: London" (1970), "David Hockney's Diaries" (1970), "Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel" (1978), and "Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser" (1988).

Set in Las Vegas, where a married man name Ray gallivants around town with hot young ladies. Ray's wife is a strong-willed woman who gets pregnant and takes control of her future, long after Ray dies.

Orange Studio Duplicating wrappers. Title page present, dated 1973, with credits for screenwriter Prochnik and story writer Blackwood. 105 leaves, with last page of text numbered 104. Mechanically reproduced. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.


[Book #138032]

Price: $125.00