Pirates (Original screenplay for the 1986 film, 1975 draft). Author: Roman Polanski (director, screenwriter); Gerard Brach (screenwriter); Walter Matthau, Cris Campion, Damien Thomas, Olu Jacobs (starring) Title: Pirates (Original screenplay for the 1986 film, 1975 draft) Publication: Paris: Carthago Films, 1975. Description: Early Draft script for the 1986 film, preceding the release by a full decade. One of Polanski's most underrated efforts, in many ways a companion to "The Fearless Vampire Killers" in that it is a beautifully executed, comedic valentine to the genre films of Polanski's youth.Nominated for an Academy Award. Title page present, dated 1975, with credits for screenwriters Polanski and Brach. 159 leaves, with last page of text numbered 157. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, internally bound with three gold brads. Subject: 1980s Cinema, Academy Awards, Adventure, Comedy, Film Scripts.
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