The Aviator

Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette (starring)
George T. Miller (director)
Ernest K. Gann (novel)
Marc Norman (screenwriter)

N.p. N.p., 1983. Final Draft script, belonging to actor Ron Travis, with his ownership name in manuscript ink on the title page, and his manuscript ink annotations throughout. Bound in after the script are a substantial number of call sheets, cast and crew lists, and production memos, many with Travis' manuscript ink and pencil annotations.

Based on the 1981 novel by Ernest K. Gann, and written for the screen by Marc Norman, who along with Tom Stoppard won the Oscar for Best Screenplay in 1998 for "Shakespeare in Love."

A curmudgeonly pilot who finds himself stranded in the wilderness with his sole passenger, a wealthy sixteen-year-old girl, after crash-landing on a remote mountain ridge populated by ravenous wolves.

Shot on location in Yugoslavia, Croatia, and Slovenia.

Generic report wrappers, mylar front wrapper and blue plastic rear wrapper, as housed by Travis on the set. Title page present, dated 22 October 1983, noted as FINAL DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Marc Norman and novelist Ernest K. Gann. 108 leaves, with last page of text numbered 103. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good, pages lightly soiled and edgeworn throughout, bound internally with a single gold prong.

[Book #153631]