The Games

London: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968. Revised Draft script for the 1970 film. Copy belonging to crew member Bert Lea, with his name in holograph ink annotation to the title page. Playfully altered on the front wrapper with two images from the film.

Based on the 1968 novel by Hugh Atkinson. The story of four marathon runners from different countries as they prepare to compete in the Olympic games in Rome.

Set and shot on location in Austria, Denmark, England, Australia, Italy, and Japan.

Maroon untitled wrappers with a die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, dated 20.10.68, noted as Revised, with credits for screenwriter Erich Segal and novelist Hugh Atkinson. 141 leaves, with last page of text numbered 139. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with two gold brads.


[Book #153241]

Price: $475.00