Lily in Love [Playing for Keeps]

Karoly Makk (director)
Frank Cucci (screenwriter)
Christopher Plummer, Maggie Smith, Elke Sommer (starring)

New York: Robert Halmi Productions, 1983. Fifth Draft script for the 1984 film, seen here under the working title "Playing for Keeps." With copied manuscript annotations and manuscript ink and pencil annotations throughout, most noting scene numbers.

After being told by his playwright wife that he is too old for the lead role in her latest production, an aging actor presents himself as the heavily disguised, younger, Italian actor "Roberto Terranova" in order to secure the part.

Set in Italy.

Blue untitled Robert Halmi Productions wrappers. Title page present, dated 26 September 1983, noted as Fifth Draft, with credits for screenwriter Frank Cucci. 110 leaves, with last page of text numbered 109. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, lightly creased and soiled, bound with three gold brads.

Full provenance available.


[Book #150038]