Live and Let Die

London: Eon Productions, 1972. Shooting script for the 1973 film. With a holograph ink annotation on the title page, noting copy No. 56.

Roger Moore's first turn as 007, and the eighth film in the franchise overall. Based on the 1954 novel by Ian Fleming, which sees Bond go up against a Caribbean dictator moonlighting as a Harlem drug lord, aided by a claw-handed henchman and a voodoo priest. One of the first Bond movies to explicitly address race, most notably featuring the first African American Bond girl with whom 007 is romantically involved, Rosie Carver, played by Gloria Hendry.

Filmed on location in New York, Jamaica, and Louisiana.

Green titled Studio Duplicating Services wrappers, with credits for novelist Ian Fleming on the front wrapper. Title page present, dated October 2nd, 1973, noted as Shooting Script, with credits for novelist Ian Fleming and screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz. 121 leaves, with last page of text numbered 120. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, lightly worn and creased to the edges, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #149873]