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Script Salvage

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This LAist is nothing if not perverse. When we lived in San Francisco, we wrote film scripts. Now that we live in LA, we're writing a novel.

In any event, we'd somehow amassed a large library of recent film scripts purchased from the Script Shack and other script vendors. After moving the equivalent of 40 pounds of paper to the Southland, we've discovered that we have no room in our LA abode, so we were eager to deaccession.

Trouble was, we didn't want to just throw everything away since we'd paid $15 a pop for these works of art. None of the used book stores would take 'em—not even Counterpoint or Book City in Hollywood...

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What was a cheap reformed pack rat to do?

Happily, we put on our thinking cap and finally called the Margaret Herrick Library at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. They accept all script donations and you can drop them off with the guard who sits at the front desk 24/7.

Another spring cleaning task completed by mid-summer!