Sling Blade

Billy Bob Thornton (director, screenwriter, starring)
Dwight Yoakam, Robert Duvall, Lucas Black, John Ritter (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1996. Draft script for the 1996 film.

Based on Billy Bob Thornton's 1996 short film "Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade," about an intellectually disabled man who helps a young boy escape his mother's abusive boyfriend. Nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Screenplay.

Set and shot on location in Haskell and Benton, Arkansas.

Yellow titled wrappers, with credits for screenwriter Billy Bob Thornton on the front wrapper. Title page present, undated, with credits for screenwriter Billy Bob Thornton. 86 leaves, with last page of text numbered 85. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, with a silver prong binding. Housed in a custom cloth slipcase.

[Book #156770]