A New Leaf Script

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Year:1971
Director:Elaine May
Written by:Elaine May (Writer), Jack Ritchie (Story)

Script Synopsis:Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ladder.
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Heaven Can Wait Script

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Year:1978
Director:Warren Beatty, Buck Henry
Written by:Elaine May (Screenplay), Harry Segall (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A new body must be found, and that of a recently murdered millionaire is chosen. His wife and accountant, the murderers, are confused by this development, as he buys the L.A. Rams in order to once again quarterback them into the Superbowl.
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Ishtar Script

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Year:1987
Director:Elaine May
Written by:Elaine May (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.
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Primary Colors Script

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Year:1998
Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Elaine May (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons.
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The Birdcage

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Year:1996
Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Elaine May (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.
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Mikey and Nicky

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Year:1976
Director:Elaine May
Written by:Elaine May (Writer)

Script Synopsis:In Philadelphia, a small-time bookie who stole mob money is in hiding and he begs a childhood friend to help him evade the hit-man who's on his trail.
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