Air America

Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins (starring)
Roger Spottiswoode (director)
John Eskow, Richard Rush (screenwriters)
Christopher Robbins (author)

Los Angeles: Carolco / IndieProd, 1989. Draft script for the 1990 film.

Based on the 1979 nonfiction novel by Christopher Robbins, which chronicled the CIA's business of transporting weapons and supplies to Cambodia, Laos, and South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A man loses his pilot's license but has a chance to get it back if he agrees to work for "Air America," a company soon revealed to be an arms-dealing front for the CIA.

Set in Vietnam, shot on location in Thailand, California, and England.

White generic studio wrappers. Title page present, dated May 16, 1989, with credits for screenwriter John Eskow. 128 leaves, with last page of text numbered 127. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with two gold brads.

[Book #141229]