Say Anything... [Say Anything]

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988. Archive of three screenplays for the classic 1989 film, including one Shooting script, one Re-shoot script, and one Final Draft script. Shooting script with several holograph ink annotations throughout, mostly noting editorial revisions. Bound in after the Shooting script is a 34-page, xerographically duplicated Re-shoot script dated November 4, 1988.

Cameron Crowe's directorial debut, following the romance that develops between an awkward but noble army brat and the beautiful class valedictorian after graduation. One of the defining high school films of the 1980s, and a breakthrough role for actor John Cusack.

Shot on location in Los Angeles and Seattle.

Shooting script:

Self wrappers. Title page integral with front wrapper, dated February 29, 1988, noted as SHOOTING SCRIPT, with credits for director and screenwriter Cameron Crowe. 121 leaves, with last page of text numbered 119. Xerographic duplication on green stock, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Reshoot script:

Beige untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated November 8, 1988, noted as RESHOOT SCRIPT, with credits for director and screenwriter Cameron Crowe. 39 leaves, with last page of text numbered 38. Xerographic duplication on blue stock, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Final Draft script:

Missing front wrapper, with a manila rear wrapper. Title page present, dated November 10, 1987, noted as FINAL DRAFT, with credits for director and screenwriter Cameron Crowe. 113 leaves, with last page of text numbered 111. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Full provenance available.


[Book #150024]