I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Anthony Page (director)
Gavin Lambert, Lewis John Carlino (screenwriters)
Joanne Greenberg writing as Hannah Green (novel)
Kathleen Quinlan, Bibi Andersson, Ben Piazzo, Lorraine Gary (starring)

New York: Fadsin Cinema Associates, 1970. Very Early Draft script for the 1977 film, preceding its release by at least seven years. First generation photocopied script containing photocopied annotations throughout. Owner name in manuscript ink on the front wrapper

Based on the 1964 novel by Joanne Greenberg (as Hannah Green). Deborah Blake (Quinlan), a young mental patient, is transferred to several hospitals, and the last one looks clean and cheerful. She is treated by Dr. Fried (Bibi Andersson), a very skillful therapist who gets past her deranged defenses, revealing Deborah's violent fantasies about some of her relatives.

Nominated for an Academy Award.

White titled wrappers, noted as "Xeroxed 2/27/70" and ROSE GARDEN in manuscript ink on the front wrapper, production No. 8955. 109 leaves, with last page of text numbered 109. Xerographically reproduced. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with three gold brads.

[Book #135121]