SIGNED FIRST EDITION OF THE SCREENPLAY FOR CHINATOWN
TOWNE, Robert. Chinatown. Santa Barbara: Neville, 1983. Octavo, original yellow cloth. $750.
Signed limited first edition, number 187 of only 350 copies signed by Towne, of the award-winning screenplay.
Chinatown was nominated for ten Academy Awards in 1975, but only Towne walked away with an Oscar. He also won the 1975 Golden Globe Award for this gritty noir screenplay, brought to the screen in 1974 by director Roman Polanski and starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, and John Huston. Also published with a limitation of 26 copies, additionally signed by Jack Nicholson. Illustrated with 16 pages of film stills.