The Hostage Tower

Alistair MacLean (novel)
Claudio Guzman (director)
Robert Carrington, John Denis (screenwriters)
Peter Fonda, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Maud Adams (starring)

N.p. N.p., 1979. Final Draft script for the 1980 film. With a single manuscript pencil annotation to the title page noting a telephone number.

Based on Alistair MacLean's novel, which was written deliberately for adaptation to film, wherein a criminal mastermind plots to blow up the Eiffel Tower and murder the US President's mother unless his ransom demands are met.

Set and shot on location in Paris.

Blue non-standard titled wrappers with credits for novelist Alistair MacLean on the front wrapper. Title page present, dated August 27, 1979, noted as Final Draft, with credits for novelist Alistair MacLean and screenwriter Robert Carrington. 99 leaves, with last page of text numbered 97. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good. with a few small splashes and rust marks on the front wrapper, bound with three gold brads.

[Book #147373]