Ocean's Eleven  [Oceans Eleven or And the Angels Sing]
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1959.
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1959. Draft script for the 1960 film "Ocean's Eleven," seen here as "Oceans Eleven or And the Angels Sing." Copy belonging to actor Peter Lawford, with his name on the front wrapper and his holograph notations throughout. Lawford owned the rights to the film, and accompanying this script are a signed note written on his wife's stationery that reads: "Oceans 11 / $10,000 / 50-50- / P. Lawford," a copy of a contract between Lawford and talent agent Milton Ebbins, and a clipping of a full-page advertisement for the film from Variety Magazine.
A classic and well-loved heist film, "Ocean's Eleven" is the quintessential Rat Pack picture, in which a group of World War II veterans attempts a series of high-profile casino robberies in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve. Steven Soderbergh directed a popular 2001 remake of the film (with two sequels), starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Matt Damon.
Set in Las Vegas and Los Angeles, and shot on location in both cities.
Pale blue studio wrappers. Title page present. 162 leaves, mimeograph, with white undated revision pages throughout labeled REVISED. Pages about Fine, wrapper about Fine bound internally with three gold brads. (Item #1110)