Marco Polo

Rome: Vides Cinematografica, 1980. Set of 10 master typescripts for the ambitious 1982 television mini-series, all dated June 1980, used as a master for printing the final scripts. Anthony Burgess was one of the series writers (credited on the title page of each segment), and Ennio Morricone composed the original score.

Present are scripts for all 8 segments of the mini-series. Also included is a script for an unproduced segment titled "Ruby of Ceylon," and a separately bound "Series Outline." Screenwriters Burgess and Labella are present on the title page of all 8 produced segments (though not on "The Ruby of Ceylon").

An international co-production, financed by the US, Italy, Japan, and China. Shot on location in Beijing, Inner Mongolia, Italy, and Morocco. Nominated for two Prime Time Emmys.

Complete collation and condition details are available on request. Shipping billed at cost.

Series Outline:

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present, noted as Outline, with credits for screenwriters Burgess and Labella. 27 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Episode I

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present with credits for screenwriters Burgess and Labella. 37 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Episode II:

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present with credits for screenwriters Burgess and Labella. 35 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Episode III:

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present with credits for screenwriters Burgess and Labella. 31 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Episode IV:

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present with credits for screenwriters Burgess and Labella. 44 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Episode V:

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present with credits for screenwriters Burgess and Labella. 47 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Episode VI:

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present with credits for screenwriters Burgess and Labella. 38 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Episode VII:

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present with credits for screenwriters Burgess and Labella. 40 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.

Episode VIII:

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present with credits for screenwriters Burgess and Labella. 66 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.

The Ruby of Ceylon (unfilmed):

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present with credits for screenwriters Burgess and Labella. 28 leaves, mechanical duplication. Pages Fine, wrapper Fine, bound with two gold brads.


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Price: $1,750.00