London: Winkast Film Productions, 1969. First draft screenplay and copied second draft screenplay for an unproduced film from author Gore Vidal adapting his esteemed 1964 historical fiction novel "Julian."
From the estate of film producer Elliott Kastner, whose best known credits include "The Long Goodbye” (Robert Altman, 1973), "The Missouri Breaks" (Arthur Penn, 1976), and “Heat” (Michael Mann, 1996).
Vidal's account of the life and murder of Roman emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus ("Julian"), also known as Julian the Apostate.
First draft screenplay:
Black untitled wrappers with die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, noted as 1ST DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Gore Vidal. 128 leaves, with last page of text numbered 126. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with two flat metal brads.
Second draft screenplay:
Orange untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated 15 July 1969, noted as Second Draft, with credits for screenwriter Gore Vidal. 139 leaves, with last page of text numbered 138. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with prong binding.