Cocoon

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983. Revised First Draft script for the 1985 film.

A group of senior citizens become rejuvenated after swimming in a neighborhood pool that has been infused with energy by visiting aliens. A pre-"Back to the Future" Roger Zemeckis was originally slated to direct, but, ironically, the studio thought he wasn’t a sure enough commercial bet, and replaced him with Ron Howard. Winner of two Academy Awards, including a Best Supporting Actor statue for Don Ameche.

Set in and shot on location in St. Petersburg, Florida and New Providence Island, Bahamas.

Blue titled wrappers, dated July 22, 1983. Title page present, dated July 22, 1983, noted as Revised First Draft, with credits for screenwriter Tom Benedek and based on the novel by author David Saperstein. 114 leaves, with last page of text numbered 108. Photographically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.

Weldon 1996.


[Book #143040]

Price: $400.00