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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966. Draft script for the 1967 British spy film. With producer Richard Zanuck's name written on the front wrapper in holograph ink, though not in his hand.

Based on an unpublished novel by Larry Forrester. An American skydiver in Spain is enlisted by a Scottish secret agent to recover the detonator for an H-bomb that has fallen into the hands of hostile enemy agents. One of three 1967 Twentieth Century-Fox films about female spies that functioned primarily as star vehicles for their leading ladies, the other two being "Caprice" with Doris Day and "Come Spy with Me" with Andrea Dromm.

Set and shot on location in Andalucia, Spain.

Green titled wrappers, rubber-stamped production No. 4192. Title page present, noted as copy No. 14 in holograph ink, dated 15th August 1966, with a credit for screenwriter Lorenzo Semple Jr. 138 leaves, with last page of text numbered 137. Mimeographed, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two silver brads.


[Book #145971]

Price: $450.00