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(screenplay - as Derek Saunders)
Ghost the Musical, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Broadway, Manhattan, NY
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Did You Know?
The script idea for Jacob's Ladder
(1990) began as a dream: A subway late at night; I am traveling through the bowels of New York City. There are very few people on the train. A terrible loneliness grips me. The train pulls into the station and I get off. The platform is deserted. I walk to the nearest exit, and discover the gate is locked. A feeling of terrible despair begins to pulse through me...
Bruce's script, The George Dunlap Tape, was rewritten and produced in 1983 as Brainstorm
(1983) with Christopher Walken
and Natalie Wood
(in her last film). Bruce borrowed money to go to the LA premiere of Brainstorm. While in LA, he had lunch with his NYU classmate Brian De Palma
who advised if he wanted a career in LA he had to move there. "I had heard that a thousand times and never wanted to ...