The Swarm (Original screenplay for the 1978 film). Author: Irwin Allen (director); Arthur Herzog III (novel); Stirling Silliphant (screenwriter); Michael Caine, Katharine Ross, Richard Widmark, Richard Chamberlain, Olivia de Havilland (starring) Title: The Swarm (Original screenplay for the 1978 film) Publication: Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1977.
Description: Shooting Final Draft script for the 1978 film. One of "Master of Disaster" Irwin Allen's last disaster films (his penultimate film as director), following up on his success with "The Poseidon Adventure" (1972), and "The Towering Inferno" (1974), and featuring an enormous star-studded cast, which included seven Academy Award winners (Michael Caine, Olivia de Havilland, Ben Johnson, Jose Ferrer, Patty Duke, Lee Grant, and Henry Fonda). Based on the 1974 novel by Arthur Herzog III.A team of scientists join forces with the US military to try to stop the massive swarms of killer bees terrorizing the country. Nominated for an Academy Award. Shot on location in California and Texas. Green illustrated custom wrappers, noted as SHOOTING FINAL on the front wrapper, dated AUGUST 1977, with credits for screenwriter Stirling Silliphant. Title page present, dated August 1977, noted as SHOOTING FINAL, with credits for screenwriter Stirling Silliphang.
139 leaves, with last page of text numbered 138. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. Subject: 1970s Cinema, Film Scripts, Films with Literary Sources, Horror, Science Fiction. 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.
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