Robert Mandel (director)
Robert T. Megginson, Gregory Fleeman (screenwriters)
Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora (starring)

Beverly Hills, CA: Orion, 1985. Final Draft script for the 1986 film. manuscript ink annotations throughout with casting director Alixe Gordin signature.

An unusually titled film, alternately known as "Murder by Illusion," follows the staged 'murder' of a mob informant and its chaotic aftermath. Written by novice screenwriters, and originally intended for television, the film was warmly received by viewers and critics alike, and has achieved cult status over time.

Set in New York. Shot on location in Switzerland, UK, and USA.

Brown untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated 2/14/85, noted as Final Draft, with credits for screenwriters Robert T. Megginson and Gregory Fleeman. 121 leaves, with last page of text numbered 118. Xerographic duplication, with undated blue revision pages and pink revision pages, dated 2/20/85. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus internally bound with three gold brads.

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