27 May 2012

A few James Bond script pages from Roald Dahl

I've always been a fan of Roald Dahl (then again, who hasn't) ... but I never knew he'd written the screenplay for "You Only Live Twice" (1967), the fifth in the James Bond series. 

I've come across some script pages - must share!

The pages are from an auction, publicized in 2008, where Roald Dahl's annotated script was going for 25'000 to 35'000 buckos. What's worth mentioning is that the script apparently had 240 pages (wowsa) with revisions. It was dated 17 June, 1966. Well, the script now probably belongs to some ridiculously rich Bond nut and/or Dahl fan ... But heck, at least we get to look at a few pages right out of movie history - enjoy!






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