Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1976. Final Draft script for the 1977 film. Laid in are three blue revision pages.
God (Burns) appears to an unassuming supermarket manager (Denver) in the form of an old man, bidding him to spread his word and save the world. Facing a range of skeptics including religious theologians, legal authorities and his own wife, Jerry Landers eventually accepts his fate, despite being called crazy, and carries on with the mission given to him by God. Adapted from a novel by Avery Corman, this film was one of the highest grossing of 1977 and inspired two sequels. Nominated for one Academy Award.
Set in Los Angeles, shot on location in Los Angeles.
Yellow titled wrappers, noted as Final on the front wrapper, dated October 19, 1976. Title page present, dated October 19, 1976, noted as Final, with credits for screenwriter and director Carl Reiner, screenwriter Larry Gelbart, and novelist Avery Corman. 141 leaves, with last page of text numbered 140. Mechanically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound internally with two gold brads.