The New Centurions

Richard Fleischer (director)
Stirling Silliphant (screenwriter)
Joseph Wambaugh (novel)
George C. Scott, Stacy Keach (starring)

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1971. Revised Draft script for the 1972 film.

Based on the 1971 debut novel of Joseph Wambaugh, who wrote almost exclusively about the day-to-day lives and work of Los Angeles police officers. The film follows three rookies entering the Los Angeles police department as they are paired with veteran partners and experience their first hardships on the challenging city beat. The first of four Wambaugh adaptations in the 1970s.

White pictorial titled wrappers, undated. Title page present, dated August 6, 1971, noted as Revised, with credit for screenwriter Stirling Silliphant. 128 leaves, with last page of text numbered 127. Xerographic duplication on eye-rest green stock, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with three gold brads.


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