2017 Award Season Scripts

It’s award season again. The studios publish screenplays of  films they are hoping will garner award nominations. Here they are:

Yes, Giorgio Script

Year:1982
Director:Franklin J. Schaffner
Written by:Norman Steinberg (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A famous opera singer, Giorgio Fini, loses his voice during an American tour. He goes to a female throat specialist, Pamela Taylor, whom he falls in love with.
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The Yellow Canary Script

Year:1963

Script Synopsis:Andy (Pat Boone) is an arrogant pop singer about to be divorced by his wife (Barbara Eden) who treats his staff badly. On the same night he starts a job at a theater in Los Angeles his infant son is kidnapped. Despite requests from the lead police officer on the case, Lieutenant Bonner (Jack Klugman), Paxton plays along with the kidnappers as they string him along even though they are willing to kill.
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The World’s Greatest Lover Script

Year:1977
Director:Gene Wilder
Written by:Gene Wilder (Writer)

Script Synopsis:When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine, a neurotic baker from Milwaukee, knows little about romance or acting. But when his wife leaves him for the real Valentino, Rudy goes to outrageous lengths to win the role of a lifetime and win back the love of his life.
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The World Moves On Script

Year:1934
Director:John Ford
Written by:Reginald Berkeley (Screenplay), Reginald Berkeley (Story)

Script Synopsis:Two families, cotton merchants in England and America, with branches in France and Prussia swear to stand by each other in a belief that a great business firmly established in four countries will be able to withstand even such another calamity as the Napoleonic Wars from which Europe is slowly recovering. Then many years later, along comes World War One and the years that follow, to test the businesses.
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Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? Script

Year:1957
Director:Frank Tashlin
Written by:Frank Tashlin (Screenplay), George Axelrod (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:To save his career, an ad man wants a sex symbol to endorse a lipstick. But she wants something too: he has to pretend to be her new lover.
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Wild America Script

Year:1997
Director:William Dear
Written by:David Michael Wieger (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
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Who’s Harry Crumb? Script

Year:1989
Director:Paul Flaherty
Written by:Robert Conte (Screenplay), Peter Wortmann (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
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White Line Fever Script

Year:1975
Director:Jonathan Kaplan
Written by:Ken Friedman (Writer), Jonathan Kaplan (Writer)

Script Synopsis:An independent trucker with a pregnant wife fights cargo crooks and the big shot they work for.
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The White Buffalo Script

Year:1977
Director:J. Lee Thompson
Written by:Richard Sale (Screenplay), Richard Sale (Novel)

Script Synopsis:In this strange western version of JAWS, Wild Bill Hickok hunts a white buffalo he has seen in a dream. Hickok moves through a variety of uniquely authentic western locations - dim, filthy, makeshift taverns; freezing, slaughterhouse-like frontier towns and beautifully desolate high country - before improbably teaming up with a young Crazy Horse to pursue the creature.
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Where Sleeping Dogs Lie Script

Year:1991
Director:Charles Finch

Script Synopsis:A murder mystery writer misreads the nervous man he bullies in a spooky Hollywood mansion.
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