The Buttercup Chain

London: Columbia British Productions, 1969. Draft script for the 1970 film. Ornamental Art Nouveau, Mucha-esque imprinted front wrapper design. Cinematographer Douglas Slocombe's name written and underlined in holograph ink on the title page, as well as an encircled "71" in red holograph marker.

Based on Janice Elliott's 1967 novel. Cousins France (Hywel Bennett) and Manny (Leigh Taylor-Young) are born on the same day to twin sisters. Inseparable and maybe in love they agree to find suitable romantic partners for each other.

Nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 1970 Cannes Film Festival.

Set in and shot on location in England, Spain and Sweden.

Tall ornamental titled wrapper. Title page present, dated 1969, with credits for screenwriter Peter Draper and novelist Janice Elliott. PAGES leaves, with last page of text numbered 111. Mimeographed, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three flat metal brads.


[Book #147017]

Price: $450.00