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It's one of the lost legends of rock history: A movie starring the Sex Pistols, directed by infamous sexploitation master Russ Meyer from a screenplay by Roger Ebert himself.

Titled 'Who Killed Bambi?' and planned as an incendiary punk answer to 'A Hard Day's Night,' shooting on the 1978 movie was halted less than a week after it started when financing fell through. (It was eventually released as 'The Great Rock 'n Roll Swindle,' with director Julien Temple at the helm.)

Yes, more than 30 years later, Ebert has released the screenplay for 'Who Killed Bambi?', posting it in its entirety on his Chicago Sun-Times blog. Though he has previously discussed his involvement in the project, describing it in detail just two weeks ago in a blog entry, this marks the first time Ebert has published the full screenplay for the aborted project. It's one of the lost legends of rock history: A movie starring the Sex Pistols, directed by infamous sexploitation master Russ Meyer from a screenplay by Roger Ebert himself.

Titled 'Who Killed Bambi?' and planned as an incendiary punk answer to 'A Hard Day's Night,' shooting on the 1978 movie was halted less than a week after it started when financing fell through. (It was eventually released as 'The Great Rock 'n Roll Swindle,' with director Julien Temple at the helm.)

Now, more than 30 years later, Ebert has released the screenplay for 'Who Killed Bambi?', posting it in its entirety on his Chicago Sun-Times blog. Though he has previously discussed his involvement in the project, describing it in detail just two weeks ago in a blog entry, this marks the first time Ebert has published the full screenplay for the aborted project.

Though Ebert is best known to modern audiences for his work as America's preeminent movie critic, he's no stranger to screenwriting, having authored the script for the influential 1970 Meyer blockbuster 'Beyond the Valley of the Dolls.' It was that effort that brought him to the attention of the Sex Pistols and their manager Malcolm McLaren, who approached Meyer and Ebert about re-teaming for 'Who Killed Bambi?', which was originally titled 'Anarchy in the U.K.' after the Sex Pistols hit.

So what was Ebert's thought process when writing the script? In true punk fashion, not even Ebert himself can say. "I can't discuss what I wrote, why I wrote it, or what I should or shouldn't have written," Ebert says in his introduction to the screenplay. "Frankly, I have no idea."

We think that's just the kind of anarchy the Sex Pistols would have loved.

For a behind the scenes look at the making of 'Who Killed Bambi?', here's a clip from Jonathan Ross's Russ Meyer documentary: