Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1973. Third Draft script for the 1974 film. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Screenplay.

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present, dated October 9, 1973, noted as THIRD DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Towne, producer Evans, and director Polanski. 147 leaves, mimeograph, last page numbered 145. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

A definitive entry in the New Hollywood canon and a worthy rival to director Roman Polanski’s 1968 masterpiece “Rosemary’s Baby." Nominated for eleven Academy Awards, winning one for Best Original Screenplay for Robert Towne.

Set in 1930s Los Angeles, shot on location throughout California.

National Film Registry. Ebert I. Grant US. Penzler 101. Schrader, Canon Fodder 43. Silver Neo-Noir. Spicer US.

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