Contents and Arrangement

Buddy Buddy, 1980 August 18

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Screenplay by Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond for a 1981 dark comedy based on the play L'Emmerdeur by Francis Veber. This is a final draft, dated August 8, 1980, with a page of who's who in the cast following the title page. The movie was a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co. production. The script is photocopied on blue and white paper. 106 leaves.


The folders are arranged in alphabetical order and, within that, in chronological order. Screenplays and television scripts are interfiled.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Dina Britain on November 14, 2007. Finding aid written by Dina Britain on November 15, 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Buddy Buddy; Peter Orton Collection of Screenplays and Television Scripts, C1225, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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