Black Lizard

Kinji Fulasaku (director)
Yukio Mishia, Masashige Narusawa (screenwriter)
Rampo Edogawa (novel)
Akihiro Miwa, Isao Kimura (starring)

Tokyo: Shochiku Company, 1968. Draft script for the 1968 film. Copy belonging to an unknown cast or crew member, with their annotations in manuscript pencil throughout.

Based on Yukio Mishima's 1961 stage adaptation of Edogawa Ranpo's 1934 novel. A cunning lady thief known as the Black Lizard tries to kidnap a wealthy jeweler's daughter as part of a plot to steal her father's priceless Star of Egypt diamond.

Set in Tokyo.

White titled perfect-bound wrappers, dated 1968.6.17. 126 pages, with last page of text numbered d-34. Mimeograph duplication, printed on rectos and versos. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, lightly foxed overall.

[Book #143231]