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Hill, George Roy (director); John Irving (novel); Steve Tesich (screenwriter); Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow (starring)
The World According to Garp (Original screenplay for the 1982 film, belonging to director George Roy Hill)
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1981. Final Draft script for the 1982 film, copy belonging to director George Roy Hill, with name in holograph marker on top of front wrapper, and annotations in holograph marker, ink, and pencil, regarding dialogue, props, character motivation, and camera shots, throughout. Annotation of copy number "12" on title page. Based on the 1978 novel by John Irving. The great George Roy Hill capped an impressive career with this film, one of the best literary adaptations of the 1980s, a great example of a successful and uncompromised translation of a novel's idiosyncracies directly to the screen, and a triumph of ensemble acting. Nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress for John Lithgow and Glenn Close, respectively. Shot on location in New York and New Jersey. Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, dated January 1981, noted as Final Draft, with credits for author John Irving and screenwriter Steve Tesich. 154 leaves, with last page of text numbered 139. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus with some edgewear and closed tears at binding, bound internally with three gold brads.
Bookseller: Royal Books [United States]

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