The Rocketeer (Original screenplay for the 1991 film). Author: Johnston, Joe (director); Dave Stevens (graphic novel); Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, William Dear (screenwriter); Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton, Paul Sorvino (starring) Title: The Rocketeer (Original screenplay for the 1991 film) Publication: Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Pictures, 1988.Description: Revised First Draft script for the 1991 film. Based on 1982 graphic novel by Dave Stevens, one of the first American film adaptations of its kind, and a film that marked an interesting and prescient departure for Disney from their standard fare. In 1930s Hollywood, stunt pilot Cliff Secord (Billy Campbell) comes into possession of a jet-pack after getting caught in the crossfire between FBI agents and a group of gangsters.
Secord is dubbed the "Rocketeer" by the media after being sighted flying sky-high, becoming the target of both FBI and Nazi secret agents both after the jet-pack.. Title page present, dated November 11, 1988, noted as REVISED FIRST DRAFT, with credits for screenwriters Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, William Dear, and graphic novelist Dave Stevens. 125 leaves, with last page of text numbered 124. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. Subject: 1990s Cinema, Adventure, Film Scripts, Films with Literary Sources, Psychotronic Film, Superheroes.
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