Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1970. Draft script for the 1971 film. Production designer's copy, with holograph pencil check marks throughout for scenes that will require props and signs.
Based on the 1969 novel of the same name by Jimmy Breslin, a dramatic telling of the life of the infamous New York City gang leader Joe Gallo. A comedic depiction of a heated gang rivalry.
Shot on location in New York City.
Blue titled wrappers, production No. 166, rubber stamped copy No. 69, dated September 23, 1970, with credits for producers Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff, and screenwriter Waldo Scott. 124 leaves, with last page of text numbered 124. Xerographically duplicated, rectos only, dated variously between 8/25/70 and 9/18/70. Pages Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.