I'll Fly Away: Then and Now

N.p. N.p., 1991. Collection of three screenplays for the 1993 television film, which originally aired on October 11 on PBS, including two Revised First Draft scripts and one Revised Draft script with rainbow revision pages. Both Revised First Draft scripts incomplete as issued.

Based on the television series which aired on NBC from 1991 to 1993. A young African American woman returns to her hometown in the American South for the first time in decades, causing her to recall the troubled circumstances of her departure.

Salmon screenplay with rainbow revisions:

Self wrappers. Title page integral with front wrapper. 104 leaves, with last page of text numbered 98. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with rainbow revision pages throughout, dated variously between 3-19-91 and 4-3-91. Pages Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.

White screenplay with title page:

Self wrappers. Title page integral with front wrapper, dated January 31, 1991, noted as REV. FIRST DRAFT, with credits for screenwriters Josh Brand and John Falsey. 61 leaves, with last page of text numbered 60. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, with a small splash to the title page, bound with two gold brads.

White screenplay without title page:

Missing wrappers, possibly as issued. Missing title page. 91 leaves, with last page of text numbered 91. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.


Full provenance available.


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