THE EXECUTIONER'S SONG: Principal Photography Draft [of the Original Screenplay for the 1982 TV Mini-series and Film).

Hollywood: Lawrence Schiller Productions, 1981. First edition thus: third revision of the Principal Photography Draft. SIGNED BY BOTH MAILER AND SCHILLER. Mailer's Emmy-nominated screenplay adapted from his 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name for the 1982 two-part television drama directed by Lawrence Schiller starring Tommy Lee Jones, who won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Gary Gilmore. Also starring Christine Lahti, Roseanna Arquette and Eli Wallach. Later edited to a 97-minute film for distribution to theaters in Europe. 8.5 x 11" brad-bound tan stiff-paper covers; 194 pages photo-copied on white, blue, pink and yellow sheets on rectos only. Front cover states "Pre-Production Draft/ July 24, 1981"; title page states "Principal Photography Draft/ August 25, 1981"; revisions dated 8/25/81 (blue), 9/9/81 (pink), and 9/10/81 (yellow). Near fine to fine with only light wear to front cover. Provenance: J. Michael Lennon, Mailer's archivist, editor and authorized biographer. Rare signed.
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