On Golden Pond

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

N.p. N.p., 1980. Draft script for the 1980 film, with annotations in manuscript ink on the versos of the title page and page two, and brief annotations on three additional pages.

Based on the 1979 play by Ernest Thompson. One of the best stage-to-film adaptations of the 1980s, buoyed 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 for Fonda, and Best Actress for Katharine Hepburn, and nominated for seven others including Best Picture.

Set in Maine, shot on location in New Hampshire.

Front wrapper integral with the title page, dated March 28, 1980, with credit for screenwriter Ernest Thompson. 145 leaves, with last page of text numbered 144. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine overall, bound with two gold brads.


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