The Old Maid [La vieille fille]

Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Marthe Keller (starring)
Jean-Pierre Blanc (director, screenwriter)

Paris: Lira Films, Circa 1971. Draft script for the 1972 French film (text in French), belonging to uncredited sound engineer Gerard Dacquay, with name in manuscript marker on bottom right margin of front wrapper, and name and address stamped on top right of title page. Copy number "17" in manuscript ink on front wrapper. A few minor manuscript annotations in manuscript ink in script, text correction and a single horizontal line. Missing two pages, likely as used or issued.

Middle-aged, forlorn Muriel (Annie Girardot) is vacationing at a seaside motel, when Gabriel (Philippe Noiret) walks in, a bit of a rake who has to stay a few days while his car is repaired, and Muriel's table has the only vacant seat.

Shot on location in Bouches-du Rhone, France.

Gray titled wrappers with cloth tape binding. Title page present,with credits for director and screenwriter Jean-Pierre Blanc. 193 leaves, with last page of text numbered 198. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, front wrapper separated and lightly soiled.

[Book #148995]