N.p. N.p., 2008. Rainbow Revision Production Draft script for the 2008 film, copy belonging to Director of Photography Harris Savides, his name on labels on the top right of goldenrod revision title page and blue revision title page.
The much acclaimed and widely loved biopic of gay rights activist, and first openly gay politician in California, Harvey Milk, portrayed by Sean Penn, who was assassinated, along with San Francisco Mayor George Moscone, by disgruntled former city supervisor Dan White on November 27, 1978. Director Gus Van Sant had reportedly been involved in trying to make a project on Milk for over 15 years. Winner of two Academy Awards for Best Screenplay and Best Actor for Penn, and nominated for six others.
Set in and shot on location in San Francisco.
Self wrappers with front wrapper integral with title page, with last goldenrod revisions dated 3-05-08, noted as Production Draft, with credits for screenwriter Dustin Lance Black. 129 leaves, with last page of text numbered 100. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with blue, pink, green, and goldenrod revision pages throughout, dated variously between 1-17-08 and 3-05-08. Pages Near Fine, bound with three gold brads.