The Gazebo

N.p. Avon Productions, 1959. Draft script for the 1959 film. Copy belonging to actor Martin Landau, with his name and character's name to the front wrapper in holograph pencil. Included with the script are two film programs and a set of laid-in revision pages.

A black comedy based on the 1958 play by Alec Coppel, about a television writer who shoots and kills a would-be blackmailer and buries him under a gazebo in his family's backyard—but soon discovers he has murdered the wrong man.

Goldenrod titled wrappers, dated 6-18-59, rubber-stamped copy No. 109, with credits for director George Marshall and screenwriter George Wells. Title page integral with the front wrapper as issued. 132 leaves, with last page of text numbered 129. Mimeographed on eye-rest green stock, rectos only, with blue and gray revision pages throughout, dated variously between 7-10-59 and 7-17-59. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, lightly soiled and dampstained to the rear wrapper, bound with three gold brads.

[Book #147169]

Price: $675.00