Beverly Hills, CA: James B. Harris Productions, Circa 1973. Draft script for the 1973 film, here under the working title "Never Call It Loving." Copy belonging to the props master, with holograph ink notations throughout.
Based on John Collier's 1938 short story. A woman drugged and kept asleep for years as a carnival attraction is bought and awakened by a jazz musician. The musician begins to realize, however, that reality will never measure up to his fantasies of his "sleeping dream girl."
Shot on location in California.
Green untitled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for director James B. Harris and story credit to John Collier. 111 leaves, with last page of text numbered 106. Typescript, rectos only, with white revision pages throughout, dated variously between 1/28/72 and 2/14/72. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with light foxing, bound with two silver brads.
Rosenbaum 1000. Weldon 1983.