The Manchurian Candidate (1962) Script

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Director:John Frankenheimer
Written by:George Axelrod (Screenplay), Richard Condon (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Near the end of the Korean War, a platoon of U.S. soldiers is captured by communists and brainwashed. Following the war, the platoon is returned home, and Sergeant Raymond Shaw is lauded as a hero by the rest of his platoon. However, the platoon commander, Captain Bennett Marco, finds himself plagued by strange nightmares and soon races to uncover a terrible plot.

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? Script

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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.

The Seven Year Itch Script

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Director:Billy Wilder
Written by:George Axelrod (Screenplay), Billy Wilder (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:With his family away for their annual summer holiday, Richard Sherman decides he has the opportunity to live a bachelor's life. The beautiful but ditzy blonde from the apartment above catches his eye and they soon start spending time together - maybe a little too much time!

Bus Stop Script

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Director:Joshua Logan
Written by:William Inge (Theatre Play), George Axelrod (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Cowboys Beauregard Decker and Virgil Blessing attend a rodeo in Phoenix, where Decker falls in love with beautiful cafe singer Cherie. He wants to take Cherie back to his native Montana and marry her, but she dreams of traveling to Hollywood and becoming famous. When she resists his advances, Decker forces Cherie onto the bus back to Montana with him, but, when the bus makes an unscheduled stop due to bad weather, the tables are turned.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

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Director:Blake Edwards
Written by:Truman Capote (Author), George Axelrod (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who's moved into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing Holly's past.