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Matilda [Mathilda] (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

Matilda [Mathilda] (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

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Matilda [Mathilda] (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

by Daniel Mann (director); Paul Gallico (novel); Timothy Galfas (screenwriter); Elliot Gould, Clive Revill, Harry Guardino, Roy Clark (starring)

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Los Angeles: Albert S. Ruddy Productions / American International Pictures [AIP], 1976. Draft script for the 1978 film.

Based on Paul Gallico's 1970 novel. Bernie Bonnelli (Gould) is a small-time talent agent down on his luck who discovers a boxing kangaroo named Matilda. Hoping to gain recognition (and income), he schedules a fight between the kangaroo and the boxing heavyweight champion of the world. The fight attracts the attention of the local mob boss, who wants total control of the marsupial, and the attention of animal activists looking to stop cruelty to animals.

Set in New York, shot on location in California, New York, and Nevada.

Illustrated titled wrappers, with glassine cover on the front wrapper. Title page present, dated March 15, 1976, with credits for novelist Gallico and screenwriter Galfas. 133 leaves, with last page of text numbered 129. Mechanical duplication. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with three silver brads.

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Title
Matilda [Mathilda] (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)
Author
Daniel Mann (director); Paul Gallico (novel); Timothy Galfas (screenwriter); Elliot Gould, Clive Revill, Harry Guardino, Roy Clark (starring)
Book Condition
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Publisher
Albert S. Ruddy Productions / American International Pictures [AIP]
Place of Publication
Los Angeles
Date Published
1976
Keywords
Film Scripts | Boxing | Sports | 1970s Cinema | Comedy | Mystery and Crime | Films with Literary Sources | New York
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Sports; Film Scripts; Comedy; Films with Literary Sources; Boxing;

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