The Gossip Columnist

Kathy Cohen (screenwriter)

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988. Second Revised Draft script for an unproduced film.

After one too many liabilities, Joe is demoted from sports writer to gossip columnist at a New York newspaper, especially after the former columnist entered rehab and does not plan to leave. His befriends Samantha Worthington, who gives him the goods on the dirt around the city as she struggles to find a rich husband after her rich father told her he is cutting her off financially. From hating each other to tormenting each other's lives to loving each other, Samantha finds a wealthy Hungarian count to marry and breaks it off in the eleventh hour for Joe, who she has loved this whole time.

Set in New York City.

Pink titled wrappers, dated November 1, 1988. Title page present, dated November 1, 1988, noted as Second Revised Draft, with credits for screenwriter Kathy Cohen. 119 leaves, with last page of text numbered 118. Mechanical duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.

[Book #140791]