Mean Johnny Barrows

Fred Williamson (director, starring)
Roddy McDowell, Stuart Whitman, Luther Adler (starring)
Jolivett Cato, Charles Walker (screenwriters)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1975. Draft script for the 1975 blaxploitation film, seen here under the working title "The Hero." Annotations in manuscript ink on two leaves, marking deletions.

A tough-minded former GI is hired as a hit man for a ruthless crime syndicate, and is quickly pulled into their turf war with another mob family. Fred Williamson's directorial debut.

Set and shot on location throughout Los Angeles.

Yellow untitled wrappers. Missing title page, presumably as issued. 86 leaves, with last page of text numbered 88. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with pink and blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 3/15/75 and 3/19/75. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, moderately soiled and creased, with light dampstaining on the front wrapper, bound with two gold brads.

[Book #161168]