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I didn't want to start a new thread about SK, so I'm just going to resurrect this one. (I hope it's ok!)
I'm looking for scripts written by Stephen King himself. I have made a "small" list with the titles I'm looking for. Can anyone help me or at least tell me if some of those scripts circulate among collectors? I know some of those scrips are held in the Raymond H. Fogler Library at the University of Maine, Orono and they are available to public access. So maybe someone went there and decided to take some souvenirs back home :)

Either way, here is the list:

Trucks, 1st draft (dated 2/8/85)
Maximum Overdrive (third draft; 100 pages; undated)
Silver Bullet, older draft (dated 9/19/84)
Golden Years (episodes 3 and 4)
Thinner, 1986
The Shinning, six hours miniseries, production draft (Part 1—110 pages, Part 2—106 pages, Part 3—107 pages; dated 1/23/96)
Molly 1997 (original X-File screenplay)
Children of the Corn (Unproduced 1978)
Dolan’s Cadillac – Unproduced Screenplay (Undated)
The Dead Zone – Unproduced Screenplay (c.1982)
Night Shift – Unproduced Screenplay (Late 1970s)
The Shining (Unproduced 1977)
The Stand (Unproduced 1979)
Pet Sematary (scanned version)
Night Flier 2: Fear of Flying (that King co-wrote)
The Shotgunners (unproduced)
Training Exercises (unproduced)
Is This Scary? (which was King's original script which later became Michael Jackson's Ghosts).
A Good Marriage
Cell
 
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Recently saw a revised second draft of Dennis Etchison's The Mist dated June 1980 for sale on eBay.
I wonder if it is the same draft as the undated one that we already have because it has the same page count and the pages the seller showed (1, 37 and 120) were identical to the ones in the undated draft. Unless this draft has revised A and B pages, the only difference could be some notes and a cover page that lists its date and draft.
 
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Recently saw a revised second draft of Dennis Etchison's The Mist dated June 1980 for sale on eBay.
I wonder if it is the same draft as the undated one that we already have because it has the same page count and the pages the seller showed (1, 37 and 120) were identical to the ones in the undated draft. Unless this draft has revised A and B pages, the only difference could be some notes and a cover page that lists its date and draft.
Script dating is a tricky thing. There are LOTS of scripts out there dated according to the cover page. But then, if you look at the individual pages, you may see later dates. These are the revision dates of those pages. The latest of those should probably be the date of the script. Then there are the undated scripts that you may find have a PDF creation date in the Properties. Some collectors accept those dates as the completion dates of the script. And, while there is no apparent date on the cover or pages, they use that date in the file name.

It's possible, therefore, that the draft on eBay is the same draft that you reference from this site. Are the title pages the same? Or is one without a title page? That may be the only difference. And many scripts have cover pages that have been added later. If you saw the final page (120) and the text matches your copy, line for line, then, unless there are A-B additions, the draft is likely the same.

My copy of THE MIST runs a total of 121 file pages, 120 numbered pages. It is a poor photocopy, and the cover page does not list a draft version or date. There are no A-B page additions or page count jumps due to omitteds. There is a created date that is LATER than the Last Modified date, so that's no indicator, either.

If you could have done this, I would have recommended that you contact the seller and ask to either see the cover page or at least learn if there is a listed date or draft version on the cover page or any interior pages. I would have also asked if there were added or omitted pages, and the actual total number of pages, not just the number of the final page.
 
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