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The Unfilmed Original Screenplay of an American classic.
This is a landmark volume of the epic, original film script written by Lorraine Hansberry, adapted from her stage play. But movie audiences did not know that nearly a third of her powerful screenplay had been cut. This edition restores all of these deletions and delivers the screenplay that is true to Hansberry's vision.
This landmark volume brings readers an epic, eloquent work--the only edition available of the original script Lorraine Hansberry wrote to transform her incomparable stage play into film. This edition restores all deletions and brings readers the complete screenplay. Commentary by Spike Lee.