Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1968. Draft script for the 1969 film. Copy belonging to producer (or production manager or location manager, as case may be) James H. Ware with his name and notations, in holograph ink and pencil throughout. Ware was a major presence in British and American cinema, best known for his work on "Beat the Devil" (1953), "Room at the Top" (1959), "Our Man in Havana" (1959), "Charade" (1963), and "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" (1965).
Following the success of the James Bond series of the 60s, studios resurrected the Bulldog Drummond character, this being the second of the revamp after 1967's "Deadlier Than the Male." The company developing the world's first supersonic airplane is facing a series of accidents and Drummond is sent to investigate. He uncovers a plan revealing Carl Petersen to gain eight million pounds if the plane is not ready by a certain date and he has developed an army of beautiful, killer women to make sure everything goes according to his plans.
Set in Spain and London, shot on location in Catalonia, Spain and at Pinewood Studios in London.
Orange blank wrappers with die cut title window in the British style. Title page present, dated May 1968, with credits for screenwriters David Osborn, and Liz Charles-Williams. 129 leaves, with last page of text numbered 127. Mechanically reproduced, with salmon revision pages throughout, dated May 30, 1968. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good bound internally with two gold brads.