Avalanche Express

N.p. N.p., 1977. Fourth Draft script for the 1977 film. With a single holograph ink notation on the front wrapper's right top corner.

Based on the 1977 novel by Colin Forbes about a defecting Russian general who collaborates with an American secret agent to expose KGB spies throughout Europe by luring them onto a train headed west. Director Mark Robson and actor Robert Shaw died of unrelated heart attacks within months of the film's release, making "Avalanche Express" a final film for both.

Set and shot on location in Germany, England, Ireland, Italy, and the US.

Tan titled wrappers, noted as FOURTH DRAFT on the front wrapper, dated December 30, 1977, with credits for screenwriter Abraham Polonsky. Title page present, dated December 30, 1977, noted as FOURTH DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Abraham Polonsky. 115 leaves, with last page of text numbered 113. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with tearing on the front wrapper binding, bound with two gold brads.


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