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Sunday, November 15, 2015

Original Script Sunday - post author Don

Over on the Unproduced Scripts page are nineteen original scripts for your reading pleasure.

– Don


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Stoker screenplay - post author Don

Stoker – 40196 script by Wentworth Miller (writing as Ted Foulke) – hosted by: Horror Lair – in pdf format

After India’s father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad screenplay - post author Don

Thanks Ambrose for the heads up on this.

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad – June 28, 1957 final shooting draft script by Kenneth Kolb – hosted by: Horror Lair – in pdf format

While sailing with Princess Parisa to Baghdad to their wedding, Sinbad finds the Colossa Island and anchors his vessel to get supplies for the starving crew. Sinbad and his men help the magician Sokurah to escape from a Cyclops that attacks them, and Sokurah uses a magic lamp with a boy jinni to help them; however, their boat sinks and he loses the lamp. Sokurah offers a small fortune to Sinbad to return to Colossa, but he does not accept and heads to Baghdad. The citizens and the Caliph of Baghdad are celebrating the peace with Chandra, and they offer a feast to the Sultan of Chandra. Sakurah requests a ship and crew to return to Colossa but the Caliph refuses to jeopardize his countrymen. However, the treacherous magician shrinks the princess and when the desperate Sinbad seeks him out, he tells that he needs to return to Colossa to get the ingredient necessary for the magic potion. But Sinbad has only his friend Harufa to travel with him, and he decides to enlist a doubtful crew in…

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Heart of Coal – Short Script Available for Production - post author David M Troop

Heart of Coal

A renowned female psychologist ruminates over serial killer personalities – and the horror they’ve wreaked on her  life…

Narration. Voice-over. For some, it’s a film gimmick that grates on the nerves. But when done right, it can be spectacular. Don’t believe us? Try on a few of these films on for size.

Annie Hall: stand-up comedian Alvy Singer recounts his neurotic, titular love affair. Goodfellas: Henry Hill describes his evolution from small time crook to valued Mobster, and fall from grace to Informant. The Usual Suspects: Roger “Verbal” Kint weaves a tale of five random members from a police line-up, and the evil Keyser Soze. Speaking of Kevin Spacey and voiceovers, what about American Beauty?

All classic films told through the eyes of the narrator. And that’s the power of “V.O”. In the hands of a skilled screen writer, the voice of the narrator can lift a film to new heights. Add complex dimension to a story, and set the proper tone from page One… whether it be comedic, dramatic, or – in the case of Heart of Coal – downright chilling.

Dr. Lianne Berg’s life has had its ups and downs. A child psychologist who works with autistic children, she’s successful, young and gorgeous. A woman driven to succeed by horrors in her own childhood. Only nine when her mother was killed in front of her – stabbed to death sixty-seven times and beheaded. The serial killer never captured. Not surprisingly, the working of such dysfunctional minds became Dr. Berg’s obsession. As the script progresses, her voice drives the narrative; providing a glimpse into her separate worlds. Professional insights on the motives of such monsters, and her own nightmarish memories: how they’ve warped and shaped her life…

Stylishly written and streamlined, Heart of Coal is a deliciously demented script. And an amazing showcase for a thirtyish actress with just the right voice. With the right cast and smart editing, this script is an amazing find. Do this one right, and create a true horror masterpiece!

About the writer: Born and raised in Sweden, Pia Cook has SEVERAL produced features and shorts to her name (full IMDB credits here.) She started writing screenplays in 2006 and has written over sixty short screenplays and ten features. (Yeah… that’s not a typo. Six ZERO.)

Budget: Moderate. There are some locations inside a hospital and a Senator’s office. And a few extras to hire. Not to mention some blood and horror FX. But nothing to lose your head over. (Talk about an unfortunate choice of words!)

About the reviewer: David M Troop resumed writing in 2011 after a twenty-five year hiatus.  Since then, he has written about 50 short scripts, two of which have been produced.   Dave would like to make it three.  He is a regular, award-winning contributor to  Born on the mean streets of Reading, PA, Dave now resides in Schuylkill Haven with his wife Jodi and their two lazy dogs Max and Mattie. He can be reached at dtroop506 “AT” gmail.





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Monday, November 9, 2015

Jeepers Creepers screenplay - post author Don

Jeepers Creepers – August 21, 1999 revised draft script by Victor Salva – hosted by: Horror Lair – in pdf format

On their way back home during the spring break, Darry and Patricia Jenner witness a mysterious person dumping something down a tunnel. Deciding to discover what was dumped down there, Darry discovers a huge disturbing hideout full of modified bodies. Darry and Patricia set off to get help, unaware that the individual is now aware of who has been down the tunnel. Darry and Patricia soon realizes that their pursuer is not just a mysterious person, but something even more horrifying, who has more in store than they could possibly imagine.

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Sunday, November 8, 2015

Original Scripts for November 8th - post author Don

Over on the Unproduced Scripts page are twenty nine original scripts for your reading pleasure.


Writers’ Choices from the One Week Horror Challenge - post author Don

Over on the Unproduced Scripts page are the scripts from the Horror One Week Challenge. The theme was Classic Horror Monsters with a modern twist. The writers have been revealed and the move favorite top nine have been selected.

Check ’em out.

– Don

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Old Time Radio Saturday - post author Don

The Hall of Fantasy: The Black Figurine of Death – transcript- from: Generic Radio

A dying uncle vows revenge on his greedy family, warning them of a black figurine. “It was a queer little figure, its arms raised in supplication, a look of fear upon its face,” says nephew Dave, “There was something frightening about it.”

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Gunsmoke – transcript- from: Old Time Radio Researchers Group

Two years’ worth of “Gunsmoke” scripts.


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Columbia Workshop: Nine Prisoners – transcript- from: Generic Radio

American soldiers are ordered to massacre twenty-two German prisoners-of-war. A grim and occasionally heavy-handed adaptation of the story in William March’s “Company K.”

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Four for the Fifth: Surrender – transcript- from: Generic Radio

World War II propaganda by Arch Oboler about an army private who captures a sophisticated enemy lieutenant.

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The Mercury Theatre on the Air: A Tale of Two Cities – transcript- from: Microphone Plays

Orson Welles’ adaptation of Charles Dickens’ sprawling novel of the French Revolution. “It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I’ve ever done. It is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known,” says Sydney Carton at the guillotine.

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Minions screenplay = For Your Consideration - post author Don

Minions – Undated, Unspecified draft script by Brian Lynch – hosted by: Universal – in pdf format

Ever since the dawn of time, the Minions have lived to serve the most despicable of masters. From T. rex to Napoleon, the easily distracted tribe has helped the biggest and the baddest of villains. Now, join protective leader Kevin, teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob on a global road trip where they’ll earn a shot to work for a new boss-the world’s first female super-villain-and try to save all of Minionkind…from annihilation.

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