Dr. Cook's Garden

New York: Saint Subber / Belasco Theatre, 1967. Draft script for the 1967 play, which made its debut at the Belasco Theater on September 25th 1967, running for only eight shows over five days. A rare dramatic outing by the author of "Rosemary's Baby" (1967) and "The Stepford Wives" (1972) both adapted into iconic films.

James Tennyson (Keir Dullea) returns to his home town to apprentice with Dr. Leonard Cook (Burl Ives). Dr. Cook becomes a kind of father-figure for Tennyson whose father was abusive. Tennyson quickly catches on to Cook's dubious practices after finding his large stash of poison and suspicious signs in the garden.

Red titled Studio Duplicating Service wrappers, with credits for playwright Ira Levin. Title page present, dated 1967, with credits for playwright Ira Levin. 92 leaves, with last page of text numbered 3-28. Mimeograph, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #144455]

Price: $375.00