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The lost man : final screenplay

Author: Robert Alan Aurthur; Sidney Poitier; Quincy Jones; F L Green; Universal City Studios.
Publisher: 1968.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Drama   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The secretive leader of a black militant group and former U.S. Army lieutenant Jason Higgs plots a dangerous payroll robbery. When the heist goes horribly wrong, he and his men go on the run. Faced with betrayal on the streets of their own neighborhood, they turn to a white social worker for help, crossing the color lines in a last-ditch attempt at saving their lives.
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Genre/Form: screenplays
Drama
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alan Aurthur; Sidney Poitier; Quincy Jones; F L Green; Universal City Studios.
OCLC Number: 190870540
Notes: "No. 02025."
"Universal Music Cutting"--Handwritten on p. [1] of cover.
"Universal City Studios ; Universal City, California"--P. [1] of cover.
"August 16, 1968 ; (Brought to a Final Screenplay) ; September 20, 1968"--P. [1] of cover.
Includes revisions on colored paper dating through 11/26/68.
Based on the novel, Odd man out, by Frederick Lawrence Green.
Film starred Sidney Poitier as Jason Higgs. Quincy Jones was nominated for a Grammy award in 1970 for Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show.
Part of a collection of original studio-generated scripts for films and television episodes with African American casts or with important African American actors featured.
Description: 137 leaves ; 28 cm.
Other Titles: Lost man (Motion picture)
Responsibility: by Robert Alan Aurthur.

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The secretive leader of a black militant group and former U.S. Army lieutenant Jason Higgs plots a dangerous payroll robbery. When the heist goes horribly wrong, he and his men go on the run. Faced with betrayal on the streets of their own neighborhood, they turn to a white social worker for help, crossing the color lines in a last-ditch attempt at saving their lives.

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