N.p. N.p., 1978. Revised Draft script for the 1979 film, here under the working title "The Number." Copy belonging to actor Martin Landau, with his extensive holograph pencil and ink annotations throughout.
Realizing that his family faces eviction due to a corrupt real estate deal, a desperate inventor takes a police officer hostage in the hopes that news coverage of the event will allow him to expose the fraud.
Shot on location in Richmond, Virginia.
Black untitled Suncrest Cinema wrappers. Title page present, dated 7-7-78, noted as revised, with credits for screenwriters Michael C. Varhol and Gregory P. Smith. 136 leaves, with last page of text numbered 109. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with rainbow revision pages throughout, dated variously between 6/16/78 and 8/1/78. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two silver brads.