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Very Rare Original Production-Used Script. Final Draft - June 6, 1979. 22x29 cm. 125 pages + covers.
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The Blues Brothers is a 1980 musical comedy film directed by John Landis and starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from a musical sketch on the NBC variety series Saturday Night Live. It features musical numbers by R&B and soul singers James Brown, Cab Calloway, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, and John Lee Hooker. The film is set in and around Chicago, Illinois, and also features non-musical supporting performances by John Candy, Carrie Fisher, Charles Napier, and Henry Gibson.
IMPORTANT ADDED INFO : This is a RARE original full length production made script from THE BLUES BROTHERS, the original classic comedy from 1980. This particular draft is from "June 6, 1979," as you can see in the picture. In print it is stated that this script is the property of Universal City Studios. The original blue cover with plastic is still intact. The brass rivets are somewhat weak from age and use. The script features various revisions as printed on the top of the pages, and some of the scenes and dialogue are dramatically altered for the final cut of the film.
The script is in excellent condition overall with some dog eared pages, various minor crinkles, etc from use. The name of the film is handwritten on the side as you can see. The pages and brass production rivets seem to show appropriate age. Some pages feature darkened sections consistent with the copying machines and printing techniques of this time. The script contains scenes and dialogue not featured in the end film, which makes for a very interesting read. This is one of the most popular comedies of all time. This is a very rare and highly sought after film script. The script has been appraised at $800-$1200, at least several years ago. So this is your once in a lifetime oportunity to purchase a piece of film history, at a reasonable price.
Overall condition : very good to excellent.