The Man Who Would Be King

John Huston (director, screenwriter)
Rudyard Kipling (novella)
Anthony Veiller, Gladys Hill (screenwriters)
Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey (starring)

N.p. N.p., 1973. Early Draft script for the 1975 UK-US film.

Based on the 1888 novella by Rudyard Kipling. Two British adventurers give up their English ways to become kings in a remote region of Afghanistan. Nominated for three Academy Awards, including one for Best Screenplay.

Set in India and Afghanistan, shot on location in France and Ouarzazate, Morocco.

Green untitled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters John Huston and Gladys Hill and author Rudyard Kipling,, with all following pages dated Oct. 18, 1973 on the top left corner. 127 leaves, with last page of text numbered 125. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads.

[Book #156484]