Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1978. Draft script for the 1979 film. Illustrated front wrapper based on Saul Bass' poster design for the film. Copy belonging to uncredited crew member David Hitchcock, with his name in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Holographic annotations throughout primarily indicating deleted scenes.
Also included is a carbon typed letter signed by Otto Preminger, dated 19th October 1979, to dubbing editor Peter Pennell terminating his employment at the conclusion of production.
The final film directed by director Otto Preminger, based on the 1978 novel by Graham Greene, with screenplay written by Tom Stoppard, about a low-level bureaucrat in the British Secret Service M16 who finds himself unknowingly used by the Soviets as he struggles with his love for his family and the ambiguity of his ethical responsibilities.
Set and shot on location in UK and Kenya.
White illustrated titled wrappers. Title page present, dated 1978, with credits for screenwriter Tom Stoppard and novelist Graham Greene, rubber stamped copy No. 146. 146 leaves, with last page of text numbered 146. Photographically reproduced, rectos only. Pages Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with a silver prong binding.