Collection Dates: 1921 -- 2000
(Bulk Dates: 2000)
2.5 linear ft.
This document describes a Manuscript Collection held by the
University of Iowa Libraries
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The core of this collection is made up of scripts submitted for consideration for Best Screenplay in 2000. Other scripts have been added, and will continue to be added as be as they are received. Other materials, such as publicity kits and "the making of" books are also included here.
The core of this collection was given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Nicholas Meyer.
Guide posted to the Internet: October 2006
Series I: Scripts
All the Pretty Horses. Ted Tally. 2 copies
Almost Famous. Cameron Crowe
American Beauty. Alan Ball
Analyze This. Kenneth Lonergan. Revised by Phoef Sutton; Peter Tolan; George Gallo; Harold Ramis; Mort Nathan & Barry Fanaro and Harold Ramis; Harold Ramis; Peter Tolan; Peter Tolan and Harold Ramis; current revisions by Harold Ramis
Before Night Falls. Cunningham O'Keefe, Lazaro Gomez Carriles, and Julian Schnabel
Being John Malkovich. Charlie Kaufman
Boys Don't Cry. Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen
Chicken Run. Kirkpatrick. Original story by Peter Lord and Nick Park
Chocolat. Robert Nelson Jacobs. 2 copies
The Cider House Rules. John Irving
The Contender. Rod Lurie
Dancer in the Dark. Lars von Trier
Eyes Wide Shut. Stanley Kubrick and Frederic Raphael
Finding Forrester. Mike Rich
The Forgotten. Scot Abbot
The Gift. Billy Bob Thornton & Tom Epperson
Gladiator. Story by David Franzoni. Written by David Franzoni, John Logan, and Bill Nicholson
The Green Mile. Frank Darabone. From the serial novel by Stephen King
The Human Stain. Nicholas Meyer. Based on the book by Philip Roth
Life is Beautiful. Vincenzo Cerami and Roberto Benigni
Nurse Betty. John C. Richards and James Flamberg. Story by John C. Richards
The Postman/Il Postino. Anna Pavignano, Michael Radford, Furio Scarpelli, Giacomo Scarpelli, Massimo Triosi
Requiem for a Dream. Darren Aronofsky. Based on the book by Hubert Selby, Jr.
Rolling Thunder. Tony Mark and R.J. Joseph
Sense and Sensibility. Emma Thompson. Based on the novel by Jane Austen
State and Main. David Mamet
Titus. By Julie Traynor. Adapted from Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare
Topsy-Turvy. Mike Leigh
Traffic. Stephen Gaghan
The Virgin Suicides. Screenplay by Sofia Coppola. Based on the novel by Jeffrey Eugenides. (Based on material previously produced or published)
Wonder Boys. Steve Kloves. Based upon the novel by Michael Chabon
You Can Count on Me. Kenneth Lonergan
Series II: Publicity Kits
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Batman and Robin
Buddy: A True Story
Fall/Holiday 1997: A Preview by Twentieth Century Fox. Releases: The Edge, Soul Food, A Life Less Ordinary, Anastasia, Alien Resurrection, Home Alone 3, Great Expectations
Free Willy 3: The Rescue
A Life Less Ordinary
My Best Friend's Wedding
Return of the Jedi
Speed 2: Cruise Control
Series III: Making of. . . books
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Spartacus: The Illustrated Story of the Motion Picture Production
The Story of the Making of Ben Hur
The Tale of South Pacific