Creepshow (Original screenplay for the 1982 film). (director); Stephen King (screenwriter); Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Leslie Nielsen (starring) Title: Creepshow (Original screenplay for the 1982 film) Publication: Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers / Creepshow Films, 1979. Description: First Draft script for the 1982 film. In one of the most successful genre pairings of the 1980s, horror maestros George A. Romero and Stephen King came together to write a five-story B-movie anthology that paid tribute to the great EC horror comics of the 1950s.
The result was a film that belongs in a category with Mario Bava's 1968 Danger: Diabolik! And perhaps a few others, wherein the experience of reading a comic book is vibrantly translated to the screen. Another often-ignored fact is this an original screenplay by King, with only two of the five tales in the anthology ("Weeds" and "The Crate") based on his previous published short stories. Set in various places United States.
Shot on location in Pittsburgh. Title page present, dated 1979, noted as 1st Draft, with a credit for screenwriter Stephen King. 142 leaves, with last page of text numbered 142.Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good with brief spotting on the front wrapper. Bound with three gold brads. Subject: 1980s Cinema, Directors, Exploitation Film, Film Scripts, Films with Literary Sources, Horror, Psychotronic Film. Royal Books is located in the midtown area of Baltimore, Maryland. Since 1996, we have specialized in rare books and paper relating to twentieth century literature, genre fiction, the arts, and popular culture, with a particular emphasis on cinema. All books noted as First Editions are also First Printings unless indicated otherwise. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. Romero CREEPSHOW Original screenplay for the 1982 film 1979 #142565" is in sale since Sunday, December 23, 2018.
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