The Beastmaster

N.p. Coscarelli / Pepperman, 1980. Draft script for the 1982 film. An internally duplicated copy made during production, with an old paper clip rust stain on one page which bleeds through five additional pages. Missing two pages, likely as used or issued.

Loosely based on the 1959 novel "The Beast Master" by Andre Norton. Horror maestro Don Coscarelli's sword and sorcery cult classic, which has since spawned two sequels, "Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time" (1991) and "Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus" (1996), a 1999-2002 syndicated television series, and a documentary, "The Beastmaster Chronicles" (2020). Restored by Vinegar Syndrome in 2019.

Set in the fictional kingdom of Aruk, shot on location in California and Nevada.

Blue untitled wrappers with a label with title and credits for screenwriters Don Coscarelli and Paul Pepperman. Title page present, dated 1980, with credits for screenwriters Don Coscarelli and Paul Pepperman. 69 leaves, with last page of text numbered 70. Xereographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with two gold brads.

McPadden, Heavy Metal Movies. Vinegar Syndrome.


[Book #154567]