Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984. Revised Draft script for the 1985 film. Copy belonging to Fox production executive Douglas Stern, with his name in holograph ink on the front wrapper.
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.
Cream titled wrappers, dated February 24, 1984. Title page present, dated February 24, 1984, noted as REVISED DRAFT and Final, with credits for screenwriter Khmara and novelist Longyear. 133 leaves, with last page of text numbered 132. Mechanical duplication on eye-rest green stock. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.