Wait Until Dark

Terence Young (director)
Robert Carrington, Jane-Howard Carrington (screenwriters)
Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (starring)

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1966. Revised Draft script for the 1967 film. Studio File Copy, with paper label on the front wrapper. Single annotation in manuscript pencil on the title page.

Based on the 1966 play by Frederick Knott. A blind woman is tormented by three violent criminals who believe a doll stuffed with smuggled heroin is hidden in her apartment. The final film appearance of actress Audrey Hepburn before her semi-retirement in 1967.

Set in New York and shot on location in Montreal and New York.

Blue untitled wrappers, with a die-cut window in the British style. Title page present, dated August 1, 1966, with credits for screenwriter Robert Carrington, playwright Frederick Knott, and director Terence Young. 137 leaves, with last page of text numbered 134. Roneograph, rectos only. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with two silver brads.


[Book #160214]