A 4D Man shooting script belonging to Bart Sloane

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A 4D Man shooting script belonging to Bart Sloane

US$ 400 - 600
£ 320 - 480
The W.E. "Wes" Shank Collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Memorabilia
A 4D Man shooting script belonging to Bart Sloane
Universal Pictures, 1959. Mimeographed manuscript, screenplay by Ted Simonson and Cy Chermak, 145 pp, dated August 9, 1958 with the working title of "The Fourth Dimensional Man" and "Shooting Script" to title page, with "Bart" ownership name to top right in pencil, bound with brads in a folder with "Bart / The Fourth Dimensional Man / Special Effects" written and typed to cover. Bart Sloane was in charge of special effects for this film as well as director Irvin S. Yeaworth's other, better remembered film, The Blob (1958). Sloane has annotated and dog-eared some of the pages, with tiny hand-drawn illustrations and comments such as, "cut to hand in metal–hold–pull out in one motion & up immediately" and "Cut to c.u.–lampost [sic] on location–figure matted in." Though the special effects in 4D Man seem primitive today, they were quite a novelty and very impressive in the 1950s.
8.5 x 11.25 in.
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A 4D Man shooting script belonging to Bart Sloane
A 4D Man shooting script belonging to Bart Sloane
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