Fail Safe (1964) Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:Eugene Burdick (Novel), Harvey Wheeler (Novel), Walter Bernstein (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring.

Deathtrap Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:Jay Presson Allen (Screenplay), Ira Levin (Theatre Play), Ira Levin (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.

Find Me Guilty Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:Sidney Lumet (Author), T.J. Mancini (Author), Robert J. McCrea (Author), Sidney Lumet (Screenplay), T.J. Mancini (Screenplay), Robert J. McCrea (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.

The Fugitive Kind Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:Tennessee Williams (Scenario Writer), Meade Roberts (Scenario Writer)

Script Synopsis:Val Xavier, a drifter of obscure origins, arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence. Her husband, Jabe M. Torrance, is dying of cancer. Val is pursued by Carol Cutere, the enigmatic local tramp-of-good-family.

The Pawnbroker Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:Morton S. Fine (Screenplay), David Friedkin (Screenplay), Edward Lewis Wallant (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.

Equus Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:Peter Shaffer (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an opinionated but inwardly-timid father and a genteel, religious mother. As Dysart exposes the truths behind the boy's demons, he finds himself face-to-face with his own.

The Wiz Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:L. Frank Baum (Author), Joel Schumacher (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A Thanksgiving dinner brings a host of family together in a Harlem apartment, where a 24-year-old schoolteacher named Dorothy Gale (Diana Ross) lives with her Aunt Em (Theresa Merritt) and Uncle Henry (Stanley Greene). Extremely introverted, she has, as Aunt Em teases her, "never been south of 125th Street", and refuses to move out and on with her life.

Just Tell Me What You Want Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:Jay Presson Allen (Novel), Jay Presson Allen (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A television producer woman tries to let down her overbearing boyfriend who is her boss. She wants to marry with a young writer.

Prince Of The City Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:Robert Daley (Novel), Jay Presson Allen (Screenplay), Sidney Lumet (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy within the force to smuggle drugs to street informants

Daniel Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:E.L. Doctorow (Novel), E.L. Doctorow (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his experiences to the memory of his parents and his belief that they were wrongfully convicted.