Riot on Sunset Strip

N.p. Four Leaf Productions, 1966. Draft script for the 1967 film, belonging to cinematographer Paul Vogel, with "Camera" written in holograph pencil at the top right corner of the front wrapper. Script preceded by a thirteen page shooting schedule, dated 12-7-66, with holograph annotations in ink and pencil, including the name of lead actor Aldo Ray added to the character of Walt on first page of schedule. Also preceding script is a one page "Note" from Four Leaf Productions clarifying locations and characters. Script contains annotations throughout in holograph ink, primarily noting locations and which shots are to be done in post-production. Succeeding script and back wrapper is a four page "Staff" list, with holograph annotations on verso of final page listing days of the week and shooting locations.

Filmed and released within four months of the "Hippie Riots," the Sunset Strip curfew riots, of late 1966.

Police captain Walt Lorimer (Aldo Ray) finds himself at an impasse trying to enforce a curfew to please business owners on Sunset Strip who don't like all the hippies hanging about and allowing the kids their rights.

Featuring musical appearances by The Standells and The Chocolate Watch Band.

Set in and shot on location on Sunset Boulevard and Sunset Strip, California.

Yellow titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 45, dated December 2, 1966, with credits for screenwriter Orville H. Hampton. Title page integral with first page. 138 leaves, with last page of text numbered "121-123." Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with blue and green revision pages throughout, dated variously between 12-5-66 and 12-6-66. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.


[Book #148126]

Price: $425.00