Archer: The Turkish Connection

Brian Keith, Marjoe Gortner, John P. Ryan (starring)
Ross Macdonald (novels)
David P. Harmon (screenwriter)
Gary Nelson (director)

Hollywood: Paramount Television / Leda Productions, 1974. Second Draft script for the first episode of season one of the 1975 television series. Copy belonging to an uncredited sound engineer, with his name and title on the front wrapper in manuscript ink.

The series followed hardened Southern California private eye Lew Archer, a character originally created by novelist Ross Macdonald. In this episode, Archer investigates a con man exploiting naive teenagers out of their parents' money. The episode originally aired on January 30, 1975, on NBC.

Orange titled wrappers, noted as SECOND DRAFT on the front wrapper, dated December 9, 1974. Title page present, noted as SECOND DRAFT, dated December 9, 1974, with credits for screenwriter David P. Harmon and novelist Ross Macdonald. 66 leaves, with last page of text numbered 61. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with blue revision pages throughout, dated 12/12/74. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #160034]