Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981. Final Draft script for the 1982 film.
Based on the 1980 novel by Barry Reed. David Mamet's second produced screenplay and one of his finest adaptations, a pitch-perfect drama that became a highlight for director Sidney Lumet and actor Paul Newman. Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Director, Best Picture, and Best Screenplay.
Set and shot on location in New York and Boston.
Red titled wrappers, dated November 23, 1981. Title page present, dated November 23, 1981, noted as Final Draft, with credits for screenwriter David Mamet. 126 leaves, with last page of text numbered 123. Xerographic duplication, with blue revision pages throughout, dated 12/30/81. Pages Near Fine, wrappers Very Good plus with small chip near spine on rear wrapper, bound with two gold brads.