Hollywood: Faces, 1979. Fifth Draft script for the 1980 film, here under the working title "One Summer Night." Name of uncredited editor Jack McSweeney and "#36" in holograph ink on top right of title page.
After her neighbors are killed in a mob hit, a woman goes on the run with their young son, who is in possession of a book the gangsters want. One of eleven films star Gena Rowlands made with her husband, director John Cassavetes, who became attached to the movie after she was cast.
Remade in 1999, directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Sharon Stone, as well as the inspiration for the 2008 French film "Julia," directed by Erick Zonca and starring Tilda Swinton.
Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for Rowlands.
Set in and shot on location in New York and New Jersey.
Green leatherette titled wrappers. Title page present, dated July 9, 1979, noted as Fifth Draft, with credits for screenwriter John Cassavetes. 138 leaves, with last page of text numbered 135. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with goldenrod revision pages throughout, dated variously between 7-10-79 and 7-11-79. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.
Rosenbuam 1000. Grant US.