Back to the Future Movie Script Film Screenplay Michael J Fox Zemeckis 4th Draft

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Signed By Michael J. Fox

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Rare script by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale - Back to the Future
Dated October 12, 1984
This is the Fourth Draft - clarly stated on the cover as a revised 4th draft with revisions
The movie starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson was a box office success story and has a large cult following to this day
This is not the finished, completed shooting draft of the script - it is an earlier draft
So there are many differences between this screenplay and what became the final version
It has scene #'s in the margins but no page numbers - roughly 100 pages
Finding those differences is what makes having this version of the script especially interesting
The reason this script is special is because it is NOT the final movie script - it is the fourth draft - not the shooting script
The signature of a young Michael J. Fox on the front cover is a copy - yes, it's his actual signature but not the original. It looks like a scribble to me but many autographs do. This script was photocopied with this signature cover. This is how I got it. I did not enhance or change it.
It is in good condition but not perfect condition as it is a photocopy that was given to me. So, it is a complete and full copy - all pages are complete and intact but it is not what you would call a super clean copy. They are "artifacts" from it being photocopied all those years ago, in 1984. This was before word processing was rampant and way before digital copies, scans or the like. This script was most likely written on a typewriter and then copied on a Xerox machine at the agency. There was no Final Draft or other script writing software programs back then.
If you look at particular pages or scenes you will notice there are differences between this draft and the final movie - and that is what is interesting about having this earlier draft. What was an early, original idea for the movie and what gets changed and/or added in later.
This script is from my private collection. I lived in LA in the 1990's and had a small production company and was given many scripts over those years to read, review, give coverage for, etc. I have a few hundred scripts left. Although, sadly, I threw out hundreds of them over the years.
Will be bagged and boarded for safe transit.

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