True Confessions

N.p. N.p., 1979. Third Draft script for the 1981 film. Annotation in holograph ink on the front wrapper, noting copy No. 56. Laid in with the script is a letter from director Ulu Grosbard's office to noted New York Times theatre critic Mel Gussow, dated December 10, 1979, introducing the script.

Based on the 1977 novel by John Gregory Dunne, who with his wife Joan Didion wrote the screenplay for the film. Loosely based on the notorious 1947 Black Dahlia murder, about a homicide detective investigating the brutal murder of a young woman in Los Angeles.

Set and shot on location in Los Angeles.

Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, dated November 29, 1979, noted as Third Draft, with credits for screenwriters John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion. 123 leaves, with last page of text numbered 121. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.


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