Without Warning [Alien Warning]

Studio City, CA: World Amusement Company, 1979. Revised Draft script for the 1980 film, here under the working title "Alien Warning". Actor Martin Landau's copy, with his holograph ink and pencil annotations throughout. Laid in with the script are a 22 page typed shooting schedule and three copied handwritten call sheets for the eighth, ninth, and eleventh days of shooting.

A group of teenagers on a camping trip are relentlessly hunted down by an extraterrestrial who uses smaller, jellyfish-esque creatures with needle-tipped tentacles as living weapons. The majority of the film's budget was purportedly spent crafting the head of the alien, costing producer-screenwriter Daniel Grodnik $19,000.

Set in the American Midwest and shot on location in Malibu, California.

Blue rear wrapper, lacking front wrapper. Title page present, dated November 20, 1979, noted as REVISED, with credits for screenwriters Lynn Freeman, Bennet Traymer, and Daniel Grodnik. 107 leaves, with last page of text numbered 98. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with blue undated revision pages throughout. Pages Very Good plus, with first leaf detached from the binding, wrapper Good, bound with two gold brads.

Nightmare USA.


[Book #147156]

Price: $1,750.00