The Machine

London: Winkast Film Productions, 1968. Treatment script (noted in script as "Preliminary screenplay") for an unproduced film. Undated, date gathered from The French Film Library BiFi.

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).

Three American workers in the Amazon escape into the rainforest when the indigenous workers revolt, only to find themselves trapped a mysterious village.

Blue untitled wrappers with die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, noted as Preliminary screenplay, with credits for screenwriters Pierre Kast and Louis Malle and "to be directed by Louis Malle." 73 leaves, with last page of text numbered 71. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near FIne, bound internally with two flat metal brads.

[Book #147272]

Price: $475.00