Darkman

N.p. N.p., 1989. Ninth Draft script for the 1990 film, a 172-page draft representing a film about twice as long as the one ultimately released. With a holograph notation in red ink on the front wrapper indicating copy number 82, and holograph notations in red ink on two pages of the text indicating changed scene numbers.

A scientist seeking to create new skin for himself after a mobster's acid attack leaves him disfigured finds instead that the experiment gives him superhuman abilities. Director and screenwriter Sam Raimi wanted to adapt a comic book superhero, but was unable to gain the rights to Batman or The Shadow, and thus Darkman was born.

Shot on location in Los Angeles.

White titled self wrappers, with title page integral to the front wrapper, dated March 2, 1989, noted as 9th Draft, with credits for screenwriters Joshua and Daniel Goldin, Sam and Ivan Raimi, and Chuck Pfarrer. 175 leaves, with last page of text numbered 172. Photographically reproduced, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.


[Book #145890]

Price: $650.00