Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1987. Revised Draft script for the 1988 film, seen here under the title "Police Squad." Production designer John J. Lloyd's working copy, with his name and numerous annotations on the front wrapper, and throughout the script. Based on the television show "Police Squad!" (1982), created by Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and David Zucker.
The classic origins of the "Naked Gun" film trilogy, in which we follow Leslie Nielsen as clueless, clumsy police detective Frank Drebin, who in this installment must find the drug lords who shot his partner, while simultaneously foiling an assassination plot on Queen Elizabeth.
Set in Beirut and Los Angeles, shot on location in California.
Yellow titled wrappers. Title page integral with the first page of the text, dated 1/22/88. 127 leaves, with last page of text numbered 106. Photographically reproduced, rectos only, with orange, goldenrod, yellow, blue, pink, and green revision pages throughout, dated variously between 12/22/87 and 2/3/88. Pages Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.
Carlson and Connolly, Destroy All Movies. Weldon 1996.