Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1968. Draft script for an unproduced film. Laid in with the script is a note typed on casting agent Paul Kohner's office letterhead introducing the screenplay, addressed to actor Charles Bronson. The note is paper-clipped to a four page typed synopsis of the unproduced film "The Last Jump," which is also mentioned in the note.
Based on noted South Carolinian humorist William Price Fox's 1967 novel, following a pair of mischievous teenage boys trying to scrape together enough money to buy a car—encountering bootleggers, revivalist preachers, loan sharks, and other figureheads of southern life in the 20th century along the way.
Set in Columbia, South Carolina.
Blue titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 109, dated April 22, 1968, with credits for screenwriter Everett Freeman and novelist William Price Fox. Title page integral with the front wrapper, as issued. 134 leaves, with last page of text numbered 134. Mimeographed, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.