The mystery over the script's authenticity deepened after the auction when an unknown third party contacted the website through which the script was sold, saying the sale was "a breach of their intellectual property rights".
Bizarrely, however, Warner Brothers, who own the film, say it wasn't them. A Warner's spokesman said that as far as the company was concerned, scripts for the film were not for sale anywhere. He added: "The Internet ranks some way behind tea leaf reading as a guide to the truth."Reuse content