Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1975. Shooting script for the 1976 film. Copy belonging to title designer Dan Perri, with his signature in black holograph ink on the front wrapper.

Based on the 1968 play "Indians" by Arthur Kopit. A revisionist look at the Buffalo Bill legend, in which the buffoonish Bill hires Chief Sitting Bull to star in his Wild West Show, but finds himself frequently butting heads with Sitting Bull's own vision of the American West.

Set in the American West, shot on location in Alberta, Canada.

Tan titled wrappers. Title page present, dated 7/17/75, noted as SHOOTING, with credits for screenwriters Alan Rudolph and Robert Altman. 119 leaves, with last page of text numbered 117. Mimeograph duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. In a custom green quarter-leather clamshell box.


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