Red Alert (Original screenplay for the 1977 television movie). Author: William Hale (director); Harold King (novel); Sandor Stern (screenwriter); William Devane, Adrienne Barbeau, M. Emmet Walsh (starring) Title: Red Alert (Original screenplay for the 1977 television movie) Publication: Los Angeles: Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS], 1977.Description: Final Revised Draft script for the 1977 television movie. Based on the 1977 book by Harold King. Included is a vintage production photo of William Devane from the film, with a snipe on the verso with the CBS television logo. A computer at a nuclear power plant malfunctions and seals off the reactor room, believing that a dangerous explosion has occurred, and trapping the crew inside. One of a string of speculative films to feature either nuclear power plant disasters or dangerous fictional computers, from the dawning era of computer technology.
Set near Minneapolis, shot on location in Houston, Texas at NASA's Manned Space Center. Title page present, dated January 17, 1977, noted as FINAL REVISED DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Sandor Stern, novelist Harold King, executive producers Gerald I. Abrams, and producer Barry Goldberg. 103 leaves, with last page of text numbered 100.
Pages Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound internally with two gold brads. Subject: 1970s Cinema, Action Film, Apocalypse, Exploitation, Film Scripts, Television, Television Movie, Television Scripts. 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.
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