All Men are Apes!

New York: Charles E. Mazin, Circa 1965. Draft script for the 1965 sexploitation film, ribbon copy typescript, with three carbon typescript pages, copy belonging to screenwriter Charles E. Mazin, with "Mazin's copy" written on title label on front of folder, and title page on Mazin's letterhead, with profuse annotations in holograph pencil and marker throughout. Laid in are over two dozen pages, hand written, ribbon copy typescript, and carbon typescript, of revisions, reel breakdowns, voice over dialogue, and four various manuscript pages, most with annotations in holographic pencil and ink.

From behind prison bars, a woman tells her life's tale, beginning with stealing her mother's boyfriends, early lesbian dalliances, working as a stripper, her run-ins with a gangster, and finally, a burlesque act with a gorilla.

Set in and shot on location in Greenwich Village, New York.

Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Charles E. Mazin and Barnard L. Sackett. 48 leaves, with last page of text numbered 46. Ribbon copy typescript with three carbon typescript pages (pages 40-42). Pages Near Fine, housed in a Very Good plus orange folder, with "'All Men are Apes!' / (complete) / Mazin copy" written in holograph marker on front label, bound with an internal metal clip.

Laid in pages:

Note, one page, hand written, 8.5 x 11. Very Good, with chipping and closed tears, primarily to right side and bottom.

"Title Cards," two copies of two pages, one ribbon copy typescript, one carbon typescript, 8.5 x 13 inches. Very Good, horizontally creased, with silverfish damage to one or more of the extremities.

"Voice Over" script pages, two pages, carbon typescript, 8.5 x 13 inches. Very Good plus, horizontally creased, with closed tears at the crease, and chipping and silverfish damage at the extremities.

Script Revisions, two pages, ribbon copy typescript, 8.5 x 11 inches. Near Fine, with light edgewear and toning at the extremities.

Reel breakdowns, eleven pages, hand written, 8.5 x 11 inches. Near Fine with light toning at the extremities.

Reel breakdowns, two copies, three pages of ribbon copy typescript, four pages of carbon typescript, 8.5 x 11 inches. Very Good plus, with some edgewear and light chipping at the extremities.

Four various manuscript pages, ribbon copy typescript, 8.5 x 13 inches. Good to Very Good plus, horizontally creased, with some silverfish loss and chipping at the extremities.


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