The Reivers

Los Angeles: Cinema Center Films / Duo Films / Solar Productions, 1968. Revised Draft script for the 1969 film. Accompanying the script is a shooting schedule, dated 8/22/68.

Based on Faulkner's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1962 novel, his last book. Boon (McQueen) and his buddy are reivers, or thieves, who steal the McCaslin family's new car, a Winton Flyer. They are out on bond by the owner of the car, but Boon can't help himself, and steals the car again, this time traveling to Memphis to see his beau Corrie (Farrell).

Shot on location in Mississippi. Nominated for two Academy Awards.

Orange titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 151. Title page present, dated 8/9/68, with credits for screenwriters Ravetch and Frank. 128 leaves, with last page of text numbered 119. Mechanical duplication, with blue, white, green and yellow revision pages throughout, dated variously between 8/14/68 and 9/4/68. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads. Shooting schedule 29 leaves, mechanical duplication, dated 8/22/68 to 1/3/69, Very Good, bound with one gold brad.


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