London: Lord Grade, 1978. Draft script for the 1978 film, here under the working title "Titoli di Testa." Copy belonging to script supervisor Franca Invernizzi, with her extensive holograph annotations on nearly every page (and many page versos) regarding camera shots, takes, timing, and dialogue. Bound in after the script is an annotated list of scenes, and several handwritten pages of Invernizzi's notes. Text in Italian.
In 1920s Sicily, a capitalist and a socialist vie for the affections of a grief-stricken woman whose husband was killed by a fascist mafioso. The follow-up to director Lina Wertmuller's Oscar-nominated 1976 film "Seven Beauties," and a lyrical, formidable film in its own right.
Set and shot on location in Sicily.
Black faux-leather untitled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for director Lina Wertmuller. 326 leaves, with last page of text numbered 301. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with white undated revision pages throughout. Pages Very Good, with some revision pages lightly worn and toned to the edges, wrapper Very Good, lightly edgeworn with several tape repairs to the spine, with perfect binding.
List of scenes:
10 leaves, with last page numbered 10. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, with light edgewear.