Half Moon Street

Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Patrick Kavanagh (starring)
Bob Swaim (director, screenwriter)
Paul Theroux (novel)
Edward Behr (screenwriter)

N.p. N.p., 1984. Second Draft agency script for the 1986 film.

From the collection of novelist William Hjortsberg, who worked as a screenwriter in Hollywood between 1977-1985. Hjortsberg is best known for the film adaptation of "Angel Heart" (1987), based on his 1978 novel.

Based on the 1984 novel "Doctor Slaughter" by Paul Theroux. An American research fellow at the Arab-Anglo Institute in London moonlights as a high-priced escort to bolster her income, but soon finds herself unwittingly drawn into a dirty political scheme through one of her clients.

Set and shot on location in Hertfordshire and London.

Brown generic ICM wrappers. Title page present, dated October 20, 1984, noted as Second Draft, with credits for screenwriters Bob Swaim and Edward Behr, and novelist Paul Theroux. 125 leaves, with last page of text numbered 120. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads.

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