Cannery Row

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1980-1982. Small archive of material from the 1982 film, including a Master Stencil Final Revised Draft screenplay with studio secretarial annotations throughout, a press kit with eight studio still photographs and six gatherings of promotional material, and a complete set of eight lobby cards.

Based on John Steinbeck's novels "Cannery Row" (1945) and "Sweet Thursday" (1954). David S. Ward's directorial debut. In 1940s Monterey, a self employed marine biologist and former baseball star befriends a drifter working at the local bordello.

Set and shot on location in Monterey and San Diego, California.


Self wrappers. Title page present, dated October 24, 1980, noted as FINAL REVISED DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter David S. Ward and novelist John Steinbeck. 140 leaves, with last page of text numbered 136. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with white revision pages throughout, dated variously between 11/17/80 and 2/17/81. Pages Near Fine, unbound.

Lobby cards 14 x 11 inches. About Fine.

Press folder, photographs, and promotional photographs Fine.

[Book #158711]