Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1972. Draft script for the 1974 film, here seen under the working title "Deadly Honeymoon." A single holograph notation to the first page.
Based on the 1967 novel Deadly Honeymoon by Lawrence Block, about a newlywed husband who seeks bloody revenge on a pair of killers after they beat him unconscious and assault his bride.
Set in New Orleans, shot on location there.
Blue titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 163 and production No. 7475, dated March 27, 1972, with credits for screenwriter S. Lee Pogostin. 105 leaves, with last page of text numbered 105. Mechanical duplication, with revision pages throughout, dated March 31, 1972. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.