Zeit der Purpurmuschel [Time of the Purple Shellfish]

Munich: Terrafilm, Circa 1977. Draft script for an unproduced film, original ribbon copy typescript. Laid in with the script is a two-page typed letter addressed to casting agent Paul Kohner from Terra Film producer Lothar H. Krischer and director Karoly Makk, with holograph ink annotations to the first page. Also included is a telegraph from Krischer to Kohner introducing the script. Text in German.

A young woman arrives at a dilapidated hospital, searching for answers to her past. Academy Award-winning Hungarian director Karoly Makk garnered accolades for his incisive, political films during Hungarian cinema's renaissance in the postwar period, most notably "Love" (1971), "Cats' Play" (1972), and "Another Way" (1982).

Red untitled card wrappers. Title page present, with credits for director Karoly Makk and screenwriter Gunther Heller. 171 leaves, with last page of text numbered 169. Ribbon copy typescript, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with yapping and light soil, bound with a gold prong.

[Book #146559]

Price: $300.00