All in the Family: Edith's Final Respects

Los Angeles: Tandem Productions, 1978. First Draft script for the season 9, episode 5, "Edith's Final Respects," of the classic television series, which aired on October 22, 1978. Script preceded by a "Rehearsal and Tape Schedule," a two page "Rundown," and a "Cast" and "Sets" page.

Edith's aunt Rose, who she had been estranged to due to her marriage to Archie, passes away and Edith is the only mourner at her funeral. Winner of 22 Primetime Emmy Awards, it was nominated 55 times, and is one of the few shows in which all the leads won Emmys. The show is credited with having the most spin-offs for a prime time television series, directly spawning "Maude," "The Jeffersons," "Archie Bunker's Place," "Gloria," and "704 Hauser."

Blue titled self wrappers, integral with title page, dated August 29, 1978, noted as FIRST DRAFT, with credits for screenwriters Bob Schiller and Bob Weiskopf, and director Paul Bogart. 50 leaves, with last page of text numbered II-III-45. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, unbound, attached with metal clip to top left.

[Book #152246]

Price: $75.00