Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1968. Draft script for the 1969 film. Copy belonging to producer James H. Ware with his name and annotations, 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." Drummond uncovers a plot where a criminal mastermind, aided by robots in form of beautiful women, will receive eight million pounds if an experimental plan doesn’t launch on time.
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. Mechanical duplication, with salmon revision pages throughout, dated May 30, 1968. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good bound internally with two gold brads.