The Birthday Boy [Is Anybody Listening?]

N.p. Whitehorse, 1986. Second Draft script for the 1986 comedy short, here under the working title "Is Anybody Listening?," which originally aired on August 2 on Cinemax. With a holograph pencil annotation to the title page reading "Second Draft," and copied holograph annotations throughout the script.

A cynical, beleaguered salesman for a sporting-goods store decides to take a road trip on his birthday to reconnect with his college gym coach.

Self wrappers. Title page integral with front wrapper, dated Monday, February 10, 1986, noted as Second Draft, with credits for screenwriters James Belushi, Fred Kaz, and Marjorie Bransfield. 34 leaves, with last page of text numbered 33. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.

Full provenance available.


[Book #150006]