The Buttercup Chain

Robert Ellis Miller (director)
Janice Elliott (novel)
Peter Draper (screenwriter)
Hywel Bennett, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jane Asher, Sven-Bertil Taube (starring)

London: Columbia British Productions, 1969. Draft script for the 1970 British film. Cinematographer Douglas Slocombe's name written and underlined in manuscript ink on the title page, as well as an encircled "71" in red manuscript marker.

Based on Janice Elliott's 1967 novel about cousins 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.

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

ornamental embossed 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. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three flat metal brads.

[Book #147017]