The Magic Flute [Trollflojten]

Ingmar Bergman (screenwriter)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer)
Emanuel Schikaneder (libretto)
Alf Henrikson (translator)
Josef Kostlinger, Irma Urrila, Hakan Hagegard, Elisabeth Erikson (starring)

Stockholm: Sveriges Television [SVT], 1973. Draft script for the 1975 television film. Text in Swedish.

Based on Mozart's 1791 opera "The Magic Flute," titled in German "Die Zauberflote" and here under the Swedish title "Trollflojten." Nominated for one Academy award.

The Queen of the Night offers her daughter Pamina to Tamino, but also offers Tamino a magic flute to bring Pamina to him. The Queen also gives magic bells to the bird hunter Papageno, who joins Tamino on his journey for them both to find wives and learn about themselves.

Shot on location in Stockholm.

Yellow untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated November 1973, with credits for screenwriter Ingmar Bergman, and translator Alf Henriksson. 93 leaves, with last page of text numbered 28. Xerographically duplicated. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with a spiral binding.

Criterion Collection 71.

[Book #141542]