Peter Benchley (screenwriter)
Paul D. Zimmerman (screenwriter)

N.p. N.p., 1985. First Draft script for an unproduced film. With a few small holograph ink proofreading annotations throughout.

A Cold War comedy about a kind but unstable translator for the USSR who must balance the amorous intentions of the US President's aide with the warring factions of their separate countries over the course of a prolonged summit meeting. Screenwriter Paul D. Zimmerman was best known for the successful crime film "The King of Comedy" (Scorsese, 1982).

Set in Russia, Vienna and Washington, DC.

White titled self-wrappers. Title page present, dated December, 1985, noted as First-Draft, with credits for screenwriters Paul D. Zimmerman and Peter Benchley. 126 leaves, with last page of text numbered 125. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, unbound.

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