Black Gunn

N.p. N.p., 1972. Revised Version Draft script for the 1972 film, belonging to actor Martin Landau, with his holograph ink and pencil annotations throughout, most in reference to his character Capelli, including action and dialogue changes. Also included are a 21-page shooting schedule and call sheet, with the name of uncredited crew member Jim O’Roarke in holograph ink on the shooting schedule, and holograph annotations to both.

From the estate of Martin Landau.

British director Robert Hartford-Davis originally conceived of the story for the film based on the Black Power movement in contemporary Britain and hired Robert Shearer to write the screenplay. The first American feature-length film for Hartford-Davis and the film debuts of baseball star Vida Blue and football player Gene Washington.

Set in and shot on location in Los Angeles.

Orange untitled wrappers. Title page present, noted as Revised Version Screenplay, with credits for story by Robert Hartford-Davis and screenwriter Franklin Coen. 108 leaves, with last page of text numbered 103. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with blue and pink revision pages throughout, undated. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Shooting Schedule, 8.5 x 11 inches, Near Fine with light creasing at corners.

Call Sheet, 8.5 x 13, Near Fine, with a single fold.


[Book #148406]

Price: $1,850.00