On Golden Pond

Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Dabney Coleman (starring)Ernest Thompson (play, screenwriter)
Mark Rydell (director)

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1980. Revised script for the 1981 film. Rainbow working copy belonging to an unknown cast or crew member, with manuscript annotations throughout relating to character development.

Based on the 1979 play by Ernest Thompson. One of the best stage-to-film adaptations of the 1980s, buoyed mightily by Henry Fonda's career-capping performance and a heart-rending screen adaptation by Thompson. Winner of three Academy Awards, including Best Screenplay, Best Actor (Henry Fonda), and Best Actress (Katharine Hepburn), and nominated for seven others, including Best Picture.

Set in Maine, shot on location in New Hampshire.

Blue untitled wrappers. Title page present, with a credit for screenwriter Ernest Thompson, noted as REVISED, and dated May 31, 1980. 199 leaves, with last page of text numbered 131. Xerographic duplication, with yellow, blue, pink, and green revision pages throughout, dated variously between 7/25/80 and 9/5/80. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #160168]