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1 PENTECOST, HUGH Good Cop. Archive of Materials
New York The Theatre Guild 1959 
A small group of materials from a proposed production by the United States Steel Hour of Hugh Pentecost's short story “Good Cop”. The story is about a good cop who sometimes does shady things in the name of the law. Archive begins with the a Typed Letter on Theatre Guild stationery giving a one month option to pick up the license to telecast the story “Good Cop”, dated May 11, 1959. A Typed Contract Signed by the author, George Bellak agreeing to write an outline based on the short story “Good Cop”, 5 pages, dated May 27, 1959. A Carbon Typed Manuscript Unsigned by George Bellak, 7 pages, which is titled “Notes and Comments on Good Cop” suggesting to retitle the teleplay “The Quiet Precinct”. Finally, the original Argosy magazine story from March 1959, 4 pages. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 WOLFE, THOMAS October. Screenplay by David Zelag Goodman Based on the Book by A. Scott Berg
Universal City Universal Studios 1979 
Original 134 page screenplay for an unproduced film dealing with a ten span of the lives of novelist Thomas Wolfe, his editor Max Perkins, and Wolfe's mistress Aline Bernstein. Ernest Hemingway, Erskine Caldwell, John Hall Wheelock and other literary figures are character in the script as well. With a warm signed presentation inscription by screenwriter Goodman on the title page. Fine in printed studio wrappers. Logan wrote such acclaimed films as Sam Peckinpah's Straw Dogs; Farewell, My Lovely, Logan's Run, Eyes of Laura Mars, Monte Walsh, Lovers and Other Strangers, etc. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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