William Friedkin (director, screenwriter)
William P. Wood (novel)
Michael Biehn, Alex McArthur, Nicholas Campbell, Deborah Van Valkenburgh (starring)

N.p. N.p., 1986. Draft script for the 1987 film.

Based on the 1985 novel by William P. Wood. A liberal-minded district attorney decides to seek the death penalty for a blood-drinking serial killer. Loosely based on serial killer Richard Chase. Set for release in 1987, the film went unreleased for five years after the bankruptcy of distributor, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, during which time Friedkin reedited the film and altered its final act.

Shot on location in Stockton, California.

Red titled wrappers. Title page present, dated September 4, 1986, with credits for screenwriter William Friedkin and author William Wood. 136 leaves, with last page of text numbered 123. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #156848]