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ALIEN revised script from March,1978

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djrees56

OvomorphMember10 XPJan-13-2016 3:32 PM

I just got this from The Prop Store of London. It's a revised script from the film ALIEN (1979). It's dated March,1978 on the inside cover.

 It's not the final version of the script. Being that its 100 pages I haven't read the whole thing yet.

I have managed to find a few scenes that were not filmed but I'd heard about. One being Ripley's encounter with Kane's corpse through one of the Nostromo's windows.

 Another scene has Dallas and Ripley getting butt naked together. This explains my recent discovery that the UK gave ALIEN an X rating ( big Thankyou to Sawa for bringing that to my attention).

Here's a few pics of the script with some of the scenes I mentioned :)

 

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BigDave

DeaconMember10325 XPJan-13-2016 4:35 PM

Very Interesting...

Its always interesting to read older drafts of Movies..... as they sometimes give some insight into scenes that was not shown, scenes we may never had heard about and some scenes we can understand why they never used them and some scenes where we Question, why did they not add that.

The Intimate Scene, i never saw that comming and i wonder why sequels seem to use elements from other drafts of other movies that never made it to screen...  could this scene had influenced Shaw and Holloways?

I do like reading the drafts, as both Spaights and Lindeloffs Prometheus ideas and drafts had a number of things that if they combined parts of both and got a real good writter in to tidy it up, then what a Movie we could have had.

I was going to re-vise a Prometheus draft myself... that would mix stuff from Spaights and Lindeloffs and what was in the movie, with a few additions myself to Tidy it up a bit.. but i never got round to it.

R.I.P Sox  01/01/2006 - 11/10/2017

Something Real

TrilobiteMember5639 XPJan-13-2016 7:53 PM

DJREES56 - That is extremely fantastic! Thank you ever so much for sharing this with us! :)

djrees56

OvomorphMember10 XPJan-14-2016 6:02 PM

Thanks folks :) If I run into any more interesting scenes I'll post them here. Haven't really had a chance to go through the revised script yet.

Looking forward to reading your script Big Dave :)

Thoughts_Dreams

NeomorphMember1621 XPJan-26-2016 7:02 AM

Thanks djrees56, it looks interesting.

Sawa

OvomorphMember4 XPFeb-03-2016 10:46 AM
4rLzCdJO.gif FIESTA (February 1977)
a3fW95Sw.gifHEIBON PUNCH (March 20th/1978)
And thanks,
Dale!
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Bonus links:
Pass on Dallas
Dying to Get Naked
The Naughty Pulsations
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