Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984. Revised Final Draft script for the 1985 film. Copy belonging to uncredited crew member Douglas Stern, with his name in holograph ink on the front wrapper and on a set of laid-in revision pages.
Based on a 1979 novella by Barry Longyear. Willis Davidge (Quaid) is a human fighter pilot who is stranded along with Jeriba Shigan (Gossett) on a hostile planet. Jeriba is of a race of asexual aliens reptilian in appearance, and is initially Willis' enemy. The two quickly realize that the key to survival is by helping one another.
Set in the year 2100. Shot on location in Germany, Spain, and Iceland.
Green titled wrappers, dated September 4, 1984. Title page present, dated September 4, 1984, and September 19, 1984, noted as FINAL, with credits for screenwriter Khmara and novelist Longyear. 112 leaves, with last page of text numbered 104. Mechanical duplication, with yellow revision pages throughout, dated 9/19/84, and blue revision pages laid in, dated 4/16/84. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.