Some people have asked about the availability of the original screenplays for Kubrick's films. They can be ordered directly from: Script City 8033 Sunset Blvd. PO Box 1500 Hollywood, CA 90046 U.S.A. US Phone: 213-871-0707 (inquiries) 1-800-676-2522 (orders only) They accept payment by credit card over the phone. Call for current prices (around $25) and details on "buy 2, get 1 free" offer. It is my understanding that the following titles are available. Paths of Glory (missing pages) Spartacus Dr. Strangelove 2001: A Space Odyssey A Clockwork Orange Barry Lyndon The Shining Full Metal Jacket I have personally seen only the 2001 and Dr. Strangelove screenplays. Each is very revealing. The 2001 piece reflects a degree of evolution similar to the novel, with a very different HAL9000 encounter, a lengthy narrative and a definitive explanation of HAL's breakdown. It ends as the stargate sequence begins. The Dr. Strangelove screenplay is also very different and includes the famous pie-fight ending. Major Kong never gets the doors open and dives the bomber into the target. Once again a narrative is present, an alien historian recounting the episode of an obscure planet, its history recently found by archeologists. (C.P.)
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