Can You Hear the Laughter? The Story of Freddie Prinze [The Freddie Prinze Story]
Studio City, CA: EMI Television Programs, 1979. Revised Shooting script for the 1979 television film, here under the working title "Can You Hear the Laughter? The Freddie Prinze Story," copy belonging to Sound Mixer Keith A. Wester, with the annotation of his name in holograph ink on the top right of the front wrapper, and with annotations in holograph ink, marker, and pencil on 20 pages. Bound in preceding the script are a six page Staff and Crew contact list, a 30 page Shooting Schedule, 17 pages of Call Sheets, with annotations in holograph ink, and a map to the Comedy Store West. The television film aired on CBS on September 11, 1979.
Based on the article "Good Night, Sweet Prinze" by Peter Greenberg, published in the June, 1977 issue of Playboy magazine. A portrayal of the sudden rise and success of the troubled stand-up comedian and actor, Freddie Prinze, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on January 29, 1977.
White titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 60. Title page present, dated March 19, 1979, noted as REV. SHOOTING SCRIPT, with credits for screenwriter Dalene Young. 125 leaves, with last page of text numbered 119. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with green and goldenrod revision pages throughout, dated variously between 4/23/79 and 5/4/79. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with three gold brads.
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