CROWE, CAMERON Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Screenplay by Cameron Crowe
Los Angeles Universal Pictures 1981
Original 122 page first draft screenplay with color rewrite pages, dated September 9, 1981, for the modern comedy classic film, Fast Times at Ridgemont High [here, entitled simply Fast Times], directed by Amy Heckerling, written by Cameron Crowe (from his book), and starring Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, and Ray Walston. Bradbound. About fine copy with a trace of use in printed studio wrappers. The story of a group of California high school students, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. The center of the film is held by Jeff Spicoli (Penn), a perpetually stoned surfer dude who faces off with the resolute Mr. Hand (Walston), who is convinced that everyone is on dope.