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The magic Christian : two typescripts of the screenplay : London, 1969.

Author: Terry Southern; John Cleese; Graham Chapman; Peter Sellers; Joe McGrath
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first item is a typescript of the in-process screenplay for The Magic Christian, undated [London, 1969], with Terry Southern's signed inscription in black felt-tip pen on the first page: "This is the original script (in progress). Certain changes were made 'on the set, ' or just prior to it, in rehearsal, etc., Peter Sellers being the extremely creative (and ) party he was." The second item is a typescript  Read more...
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Named Person: Terry Southern
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Southern; John Cleese; Graham Chapman; Peter Sellers; Joe McGrath
OCLC Number: 719640022
Notes: Southern adapted this screenplay from his third novel of the same title, with the assistance of John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Peter Sellers, and Joseph McGrath. The film starred Peter Sellers as the world's wealthiest man and Ringo Starr as his protege; with cameos by Richard Attenborough, Raquel Welch, Yul Brynner, and John Cleese.
Description: 2 items (115 and 144 leaves) ; 28 cm.

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The first item is a typescript of the in-process screenplay for The Magic Christian, undated [London, 1969], with Terry Southern's signed inscription in black felt-tip pen on the first page: "This is the original script (in progress). Certain changes were made 'on the set, ' or just prior to it, in rehearsal, etc., Peter Sellers being the extremely creative (and ) party he was." The second item is a typescript identified as: "Final Draft / 13th January, 1969. / Grand Films, / 37 Panton Street / London, S.W.1." The final draft includes holograph emendations by Terry Southern in black felt-tip pen on p. 131, 132, and 138.

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