The 87th Precinct
N.p. N.p., 1980. First Draft script for an unproduced television film. Laid in are six pages of letters urging the production of this film.
Based on Ed McBain's police procedural novels set in "The 87th Precinct" specifically the 1972 novel "Sadie When She Died," but not to be confused with the 1961-1962 television series also based on this series of novels and stories. The series takes place in Isola, a fictionalized district in a city much like New York City, with other corresponding districts representing the other four boroughs. The series takes a look at the gritty life of the cops of the 87th precinct and the troubles they deal with on a daily basis.
Set in New York City.
Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, dated October 28, 1980, noted as First Draft, with credits for screenwriter Ed McBain. 90 leaves, with last page of text numbered 87. Xerographically duplicated. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.
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