Blade

Burbank, CA: New Line Cinema, 1996. Revised Draft script for the 1998 film, copy belonging to Master Lead Painter Charlie Palazzo, with the annotations in holograph ink of "Charli P. / Print Dept." and copy number "301" on the front wrapper. "Blue Rev.1" script on blue paper, dated 12/11/96, with copy number "707" in holograph ink on the top right corner of the title page.

Based on the Marvel Comics character created by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan. Followed by two sequels "Blade II" (2002), directed by Guillermo del Toro, and "Blade: Trinity" (2004) directed by screenwriter David S. Goyer, all starring Wesley Snipes. Snipes stars as the Dhampir Blade, a half-man, half-vampire protecting the human race from evil vampires.

The beginning of Marvel Comic's success in film adaptations, which still continues, unabatedly, two and a half decades later.

Set in and shot on location in Long Beach, Death Valley, and Los Angeles, California, and London, Moscow, and Vancouver.

White titled self wrappers, noted as Production Draft on the front wrapper, dated 9/19/96, with credits for screenwriter David S. Goyer. Title page present, dated 12/11/96, noted as "Blue Rev. 1," with credits for screenwriter David S. Goyer. 109 leaves, with last page of text numbered 108. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.


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