John and Mary

Peter Yates (director)
Mervyn Jones (novel)
John Mortimer (screenwriter)
Dustin Hoffman, Mia Farrow (starring)

N.p. Debrod Productions, Inc, 1969. Third Draft script for the 1969 film, dated January 13, 1969, noted as copy No. 24 in manuscript ink at the top right of the title page. Three sets of revision pages (blue, green, and pink) laid in.

Based on Mervyn Jones' 1966 novel, following a man and a woman who meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the subsequent day learning about one another. One of the earliest New Hollywood dramas, an examination of the uncertainties of young adulthood during an age of turbulence, set within the hookup culture of late 1960s New York City.

Shot on location in New York City.

Red titled Studio Duplicating Service wrappers. Title page present, dated Jan. 13, 1969, noted as Final Version / Third Draft, with credits for screenwriter John Mortimer and author Mervin Jones. 118 leaves, with last page of text numbered 118. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with blue, green, and pink revision pages laid in, dated variously between 1/27/69 and 3/4/69. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with three gold screw brads.

[Book #154541]