Billy the Kid Versus Dracula [Billy]
N.p. N.p., Circa 1965. Draft script for the 1966 film, here under the working title "Billy," with the annotation in holograph ink on the top of the title page of "Original Dracula Meets Billy the Kid." Ribbon copy typescript with annotations in holograph ink and pencil on every page except the "Cast List" page, changing and striking dialog and action, and changing scene numbers, with two added pages, unnumbered, created on a different typewriter, likely the screenwriter's copy.
John Carradine stars as Dracula, traveling to the American West, intent on making Betty, a beautiful ranch owner and fiancé of the now reformed Billy the Kid, his next victim. Originally released as a double bill with director William Beaudine's other 1966 low budget western horror "Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter," Beaudine's final films.
Front wrapper integral with title page, with credits for screenwriter Carl K. Hittleman. 114 leaves, with last page of text numbered 110. Ribbon copy typescript, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, with cello tape repair and reinforcement to final page, bound with two gold brads.
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