David Copperfield

Delbert Mann (director)
Charles Dickens (novel)
Jack Pulman (screenwriter)
Robin Phillips, Ralph Richardson, Ron Moody, Laurence Olivier (starring)

N.p. Omnibus Productions Inc., 1968. Treatment script for the 1970 television film which aired on NBC on January 4, 1970 and released theatrically in Europe. Annotations on top right, and copy number "3" circled, all in manuscript pencil on front wrapper. Treatment is broken into a prologue, three acts, then an epilogue which follow character and sets. Producer Frederick H. Brogger is here given a screenwriting credit alongside Jack Pulman.

Based on the 1850 novel by Charles Dickens.

An adaptation told in an extended flashback with the title character (Robin Phillips) ruminating on his youth while on a deserted beach, with an outstanding cast featuring Richard Attenborough, Laurence Olivier, Cyril Cusack, Wendy Hiller, Michael Redgrave, and Ron Moody, among others.

Nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards.

Shot on location in Suffolk and London, England and Malta.

Blue untitled wrappers with die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, dated October 16, 1968, noted as Treatment/Outline, with credits for screenwriters Jack Pulman and Frederick Brogger. 49 leaves, with last page of text numbered E/45. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with two flat metal brads.

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