The Flight of the Earls

New York: Rick Leed, 1984. Draft script for an unproduced film. Laid in is a letter from screenwriter and playwright Christopher Humble to John Huston of the Paul Kohner Agency.

Based on Humble's award winning play of the same name, "The Flight of the Earls" which derives its title from the important event in Irish history in 1607 where the Earls of Tyrone and Tyrconnell fled Ireland with 90 of their followers to escape British rule and establish an army to invade Ireland from mainland Europe, which failed and ultimately brought Protestant rule to Northern Ireland, which continues until this day. This is the story of the troubles in Ireland told through the perspective of a family torn apart by the violence.

Set in Ireland.

White titled wrappers. Title page present, dated 1984, with credits for screenwriter and playwright Christopher Humble. 127 leaves, with last page of text numbered 125. Mechanical duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near fine bound with a spiral binding.


[Book #140989]

Price: $75.00