Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1977. Revised Draft script for the 1978 film.

The Beatles' legendary 1967 masterwork is turned into a 1970s film musical, represented by a star-studded ensemble, with appearances by Donald Pleasence, George Burns (the only actor with speaking lines not accompanied by song), Steve Martin, Alice Cooper, Jack Bruce, Keith Carradine, Carol Channing, Donovan, Leif Garrett, Etta James, Dr. John, and music groups Aerosmith (as the "Future Villain Band") and Earth, Wind and Fire. The Fab Four are conceptually represented by Peter Frampton and the Bee Gees (Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb).

Ochre titled wrappers. Title page present, dated September 29, 1977, noted as REVISED DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Henry Edwards, writer Robert Stigwood, and musicians John Lennon and Paul McCartney. 88 leaves, with last page of text numbered 81. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with blue, yellow, pink and teal revision pages throughout, dated variously between 9/1/77 and 10/19/77. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Carlson and Connollly, Destroy All Movies. Hirschhorn, The Hollywood Musical.

[Book #145621]

Price: $550.00