The Final Act

London: Sawbuck Productions, 1981. Revised Draft script for an unproduced film. Based on the 1980 debut novel by Christopher Hudson, who also wrote this screen adaptation.

An ambassador's aide becomes embroiled in a US political coverup when a translator seeks asylum at the embassy, only to be carried off by police against diplomatic rules. Co-written by director/screenwriter Stuart Cooper, who had previously worked with Hudson on the gritty 1975 World War II film "Overlord." Set in Chile.

White titled wrappers, noted as Revised Screenplay on the front wrapper, dated 1981, with credits for screenwriters Christopher Hudson and Stuart Cooper. Title page integral with the front wrapper. 134 leaves, with last page of text numbered 133. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, unbound leaves. Housed in a manila envelope addressed to Sawbuck Productions, with profuse holograph ink annotations on the address label in an unknown hand.

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