Getting Over

Bernie Rollins (director, screenwriter)
John Daniels (screenwriter, starring)

Los Angeles: Maverick International, 1979. Draft script for the 1981 film. Copy belonging to producer Cassius Weathersby, with his name in manuscript ink on the front wrapper and title page, and manuscript annotations on nearly every page. Also included is an extensive archive of material relating to the production, including contracts, budgets, cast and crew lists, call sheets, script supervisor reports, publicity and press information, and several pages of handwritten notes by Weathersby.

A record producer sets out to promote his newest discovery, unaware that this will put him in conflict with the mob, who control a rival act. Featuring real life late 1970s R&B group The Love Machine appearing as a thinly fictionalized version of themselves as the main music act.

Green untitled wrappers, with paper title label. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Bernard H. Rollins, and story by Rollins and John Daniels. 141 leaves, with last page of text numbered 103. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with rainbow revision pages throughout, dated variously between 5/30/79 and 6/14/79. Pages Very Good, wrapper Very Good with dampstaining to both, bound internally with silver prong binding.

[Book #145328]