Zuma Beach

Burbank, CA: Edgar J. Scherick and Associates, 1978. Second Draft script for the 1978 television film.

One of director John Carpenter's earliest efforts as a screenwriter, released the same year as "Halloween" and the television movie "Someone's Watching Me." Originally aired on NBC on September 27, 1978. While written as a vehicle for Suzanne Somers, some actors that would soon eclipse her can be found in the supporting cast, including Timothy Hutton, Rosanna Arquette, and Michael Biehn.

A glamorous, aging rock star takes a vacation to Zuma Beach, where she unwittingly seduces the teenage beachgoers and gradually becomes involved in their lives.

Set and shot on location in California.

Red titled wrappers. Title page present, dated May 31, 1978, noted as SECOND DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter William Schwartz. 116 leaves, with last page of text numbered 115. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, lightly soiled on the first leaf, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.

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