Archive of typescript draft materials for four unproduced television series: Play Ball, The Adventures of the Dude, The Producer, Cannonball

N.p. N.p., Circa 1960s. Archive of loose typescript materials for four unproduced television series. Two pages signed by screenwriter Larry Cohen, and many pages with holograph ink and pencil annotations by him, noting editorial and substantive revisions.

Included in the collection are treatment drafts and draft script pages for four television series: one show called "Play Ball," a quiz show based on baseball trivia, one show called "The Adventures of the Dude," about a New York police officer who moves west to become a cowboy, one show called "The Producer," about the early days of Hollywood, and one show called "Cannonball," an adventure series about two truckers.

Four unproduced early ventures by screenwriter Larry Cohen, best known for his blaxploitation films "Bone" (1972), "Black Caesar" (1973), and "Hell Up in Harlem" (1973), as well as several popular horror and science fiction films, including "It's Alive" (1974), "God Told Me To" (1976), and "The Stuff" (1985).

Approximately 65 pages in total. Pages generally loose, some partially bound with a single staple. Housed in a manila envelope with holograph ink annotations to the recto, noting "Old Treatments by Larry Cohen". Pages and envelope Near Fine.

Pagination available upon request.

[Book #153710]