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Mister Jiveass (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Mister Jiveass (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

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Mister Jiveass (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by [Blaxploitation] Roland Cutler (screenwriter); Cecil Brown (novel)

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Hollywood: Turman-Foster, 1975. First Draft script for an unproduced film.

Based on noted African American writer and academic Cecil Brown's 1969 debut novel. An cynical, silver-tongued black man from the rural south makes a living through scamming and stealing, which he considers informal reparation for the injustices he has faced. Fed up with the quality of life in the US, he decides to leave for Sweden, where he spends his days with other black expatriates, and his nights with beautiful Swedish women.

Set in New York and Stockholm, Sweden.

Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, dated March 21, 1975, noted as FIRST DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Roland Cutler and novelist Cecil Brown. 120 leaves, with last page of text numbered 118. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.


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Mister Jiveass (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)
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Film Scripts | Con Men, Grifters, and Hustlers | Unproduced Films | African American Interest | Films with Literary Sources
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