Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1973. Draft script for the 1974 film.
Loosely based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's 1866 novel. A successful, Harvard-educated literature professor finds himself in deep debt as his gambling addiction begins to spiral out of control. The first American film made by Czech-British filmmaker Karel Reisz.
Set and shot on location in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Tucson, Arizona, and in New York City.
Green untitled Paramount Pictures wrappers with a die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, dated February 15, 1973, noted as Revised, with credits for screenwriter James Toback. 122 leaves, with last page of text numbered 119. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with two gold brads.