Bryan Forbes WRONG BOX Original screenplay for the 1966 film 1965 #148522
The Wrong Box (Original screenplay for the 1966 film). Author: Bryan Forbes (director); Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne (novel); Larry Gelbart, Burt Shevelove (screenwriters); John Mills, Ralph Richardson, Michael Caine, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore (starring) Title: The Wrong Box (Original screenplay for the 1966 film) Publication: N. Description: Early Draft script for the 1965 British comedy film. Based on the 1889 novel by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne. In 1818, the parents of 20 boys establish a tontine, a fund to go to the last surviving boy. It is now 1882 and only 2 elderly brothers are left, Joseph (Ralph Richardson), protected by his nephews (Peter Cook and Dudley Moore) determined to keep him alive, and Masterman (John Mills) in ill health and poverty, protected by his perpetually confused grandson (Michael Caine). Shot on location in Surrey, England. Yellow untitled wrappers with die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, dated May 21, 1965, with credits for screenwriters Larry Gelbart and Burt Shevelove.
127 leaves, with last page of text numbered 125. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with two flat metal brads. Subject: 1960s Cinema, British Cinema, Comedy, Film Scripts, Films with Literary Sources, Mystery and Crime.
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