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A Man Called Adam (Original screenplay for the 1966 film) by Sammy Davis Jr., Louis Armstrong, Ossie Davis, Cicely Tyson, Frank Sinatra Jr., Mel Tormé (starring); Leo Penn (director); Lester Pine, Tina Pine (screenwriters) - 1966

by Sammy Davis Jr., Louis Armstrong, Ossie Davis, Cicely Tyson, Frank Sinatra Jr., Mel Tormé (starring); Leo Penn (director); Lester Pine, Tina Pine (screenwriters)

A Man Called Adam (Original screenplay for the 1966 film) by Sammy Davis Jr., Louis Armstrong, Ossie Davis, Cicely Tyson, Frank Sinatra Jr., Mel Tormé (starring); Leo Penn (director); Lester Pine, Tina Pine (screenwriters) - 1966

A Man Called Adam (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

by Sammy Davis Jr., Louis Armstrong, Ossie Davis, Cicely Tyson, Frank Sinatra Jr., Mel Tormé (starring); Leo Penn (director); Lester Pine, Tina Pine (screenwriters)

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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Draft script for the 1966 film. Script supervisor's working copy, with their annotations in manuscript pencil and ink throughout, and 16 breakdown sheets and a manuscript set list laid in.

A talented but self-destructive jazz trumpeter is plagued by poor health and alcoholism, and haunted by the deaths of his wife and child years before. The first major African American film with an African American producer, Ike Jones.

Set and shot on location in New York.

Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, undated, with credits for screenwriters Les Pine and Tina Rome. 131 leaves, with last page of text numbered 131. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with blue and pink revision pages throughout, largely undated. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, housed in a generic black three-ring binder.
  • Seller Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
  • Book Condition Used
  • Quantity Available 1
  • Publisher N.p.
  • Place of Publication N.p.
  • Date Published 1966
  • Keywords Film Scripts | Civil Rights Movement | African American Interest | Jazz and Blues | 1960s Cinema | Musicians