Highcliffe Manor

Los Angeles: T.A.T Communications Company, 1977, 1978. Three original scripts for two episodes from the short-lived gothic horror sitcom which aired on NBC in 1979. First Draft and a Second Draft scripts for the pilot episode "The Blacke Death," which aired on April 12, 1979, and a First Draft script for the third episode "The Evil from Within," here under its working title "Death Walks," which aired on April 26, 1979. Annotations in holograph ink on several pages of both First Draft scripts.

A widow inherits her husband's castle, which is also a "think tank," filled with crazy scientists and eccentric characters determined to get rid of her. Featuring voice-over narration by Peter Lawford.

"The Blacke Death" First Draft:
Green titled self-wrappers integral with title page, noted as First Draft on the front wrapper, dated July 28, 1977, with credits for screenwriters Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming. 31 leaves, with last page of text numbered 29. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.

"The Blacke Death" Second Draft:
Pink titled self-wrappers integral with title page, noted as Second Draft on the front wrapper, dated August 3, 1978, with credits for screenwriters Eugenie Ross-Leming and Brad Buckner. 50 leaves, with last page of text numbered 49. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.

"Death Walks" First Draft:
Green titled self-wrappers integral with title page, noted as First Draft on the front wrapper, dated August 4, 1977, with credits for screenwriters Eugenie Ross-Leming. 33 leaves, with last page of text numbered 31. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.


[Book #152232]

Price: $175.00