Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Pictures, 1988. Revised First Draft script for the 1991 film.
Based on 1982 graphic novel by Dave Stevens, an early entry into the superhero movie canon, following the success of 1989’s "Batman," and a cult classic in its own right. In 1930s Hollywood, stunt pilot Cliff Secord (Billy Campbell) comes into possession of a jet-pack after getting caught in the crossfire between FBI agents and a group of gangsters. Secord is dubbed the "Rocketeer" by the media after being sighted flying sky-high, becoming the target of both FBI and Nazi secret agents who are after the jet-pack.
Goldenrod titled wrappers. Title page present, dated November 11, 1988, noted as REVISED FIRST DRAFT, with credits for screenwriters Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, William Dear, and graphic novelist Dave Stevens. 125 leaves, with last page of text numbered 124. Photocopy, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.