Roman Polanski CHINATOWN Original screenplay for the 1974 film 1973 #154431
Chinatown (Original screenplay for the 1974 film). Author: Roman Polanski (director); Robert Towne (screenwriter); Robert Evans (producer); Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway (starring) Title: Chinatown (Original screenplay for the 1974 film) Publication: Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1973. Description: Third Draft script for the 1974 film. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Screenplay. Title page present, dated October 9, 1973, noted as THIRD DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Towne, producer Evans, and director Polanski. 147 leaves, mimeograph, last page numbered 145. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. A definitive entry in the New Hollywood canon and a worthy rival to director Roman Polanski's 1968 masterpiece Rosemary's Baby. Nominated for eleven Academy Awards, winning one for Best Original Screenplay for Robert Towne.
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