[Los Angeles]: Cannon Films, Inc., 1987. First Edition. Uncommon item from the Cannon Films publicity department, containing the official production notes for Barbet Schroeder's film adaptation of Bukowski's screenplay Barfly. Aside from the production notes, the volume contains a lengthy synopsis of the film, background data on the author, biographical matter for the director, principal actors, and production team. A scarce ephemeral item related to the film, one that was not widely distributed. Provenance: From the library of noted Bukowski collector Al Berlinski, with his brief penciled note on terminal leaf, having obtained this copy in June, 1987 from John Martin. Item #2633
Quarto (28cm); 8.5" x 11" mechanically-reproduced sheets, comb-bound into clear acetate (front) and black plastic (rear) covers; pp (rectos only). Mild wear to acetate cover, else Fine.