The Sting

Paul Newman, Robert Redford (starring)
George Roy Hill (director)
David S. Ward (screenwriter)

Beverly Hills, CA: William Morris Agency, Circa 1973. Post-production script for the 1973 film.

Director George Roy Hill again enlists Paul Newman and Robert Redford as his leads, following his 1969 hit "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," with an even greater success. A jaunty tale of two confidence men taking a crime boss in for the long con in revenge for the murder of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.

Set in Chicago, shot on location in Chicago and multiple locations in California.

Blue untitled agency wrappers. Title integral with first page of text. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads.

National Film Registry. Penzler 101. Grant US.

[Book #160961]