Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Burbank, CA: Lorimar Productions, 1973. Final draft script for the classic 1973 television horror film, originally aired on Wednesday October 10, 1973 as the ABC Movie of the Week.

A young housewife begins seeing and hearing hideous, whispering little ogres after unlocking a mysterious door in the old mansion she inherited from her grandmother. A fun and slightly campy seventies horror film that has grown into a cult favorite. Director Guillermo del Toro has championed the film, and co-wrote and produced the 2010 remake starring Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce, directed by Troy Nixey.

Shot on location at the Piru Mansion in Piru, California.

Pink titled wrappers, noted as FINAL DRAFT on the front wrapper, production No. 186121, dated June 20, 1973. Title page present, dated June 20, 1973, noted as FINAL DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Nigel McKeand. 96 leaves, with last page of text numbered 95. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus with an adhesive residue stain on front wrapper which leaves a very faint stain on title page, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #147003]

Price: $1,500.00