A Voyage Round My Father. Script Last Dated: November 1973. This is an Original 1973 Movie Script used during the early stages in the making of the 1982 TV Movie titled, "A Voyage Round My Father". This script has the original window styled.Production cover which has the Title showing through the window. This script has all white pages throughout it inside. It is 117 pages long.
Please view all of the pictures above carefully. This script is in good overall condition. Before creating the beloved courtroom drama Rumpole of the Bailey (1978), writer John Mortimer found inspiration in his own life for this portrait of a difficult but enduring love between father and son in mid twentieth century Britain. Screen legend Sir Laurence Olivier stars as the eccentric patriarch, a blind barrister so stubborn and cantankerous that he refuses to acknowledge his sightlessness.
Sir Alan Bates Gosford Park (2001) portrays his devoted son, who follows his father's footsteps in the law while longing to become a writer, with Jane Asher Brideshead Revisited (1981) as his wife. Adapted for the screen by Mortimer and filmed largely on-location at his family estate in bucolic Oxfordshire, this production garnered multiple awards, including an International Emmy for best drama. By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, it captures the special bond between father and son, which at times seems unbearable, but ultimately unbreakable. THE POSTER SHOWN IN THE LAST PICTURE ABOVE IS NOT INCLUDED, IT IS JUST BEING USED AS A VISUAL REFERENCE.Specializes in rare and collectible movie scripts. Our scripts are genuine, authentic and screen used. We also carry movie props from no genre in particular. Furthermore, all of our items that are not props or scripts can be found in our Other Memorabilia category. We do not sell reproductions or fakes. We have one of the largest collections of original movie screenplays in the world.
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