Sons and Lovers

N.p. N.p., 1959. Shooting script for the 1960 film. Title annotated on the right edge of the front wrapper in holograph pencil and copy number "36" annotated on title page above title in holograph ink.

Based on the 1913 novel by D.H. Lawrence, about a young man caught between his domineering, manipulative mother, his repressed former girlfriend, and an independent but married co-worker. Winner of an Academy Award, nominated for six others including, Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor for Trevor Howard, and Best Screenplay. Nominated for the Palme d’Or.

Set in an English coal-mining town in the early twentieth century. Shot on location in English coal-mining county of Nottinghamshire.

Red untitled wrappers with die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, dated December 8th, 1959, noted as SHOOTING FINAL, with credits for screenwriter Gavin Lambert and author D.H. Lawrence. 109 leaves, with last page of text numbered 107. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with white revision pages throughout, dated variously between Dec. 2. 1959 and Dec.5/2. 1959. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with three flat metal brads.


[Book #148534]

Price: $1,250.00