The Singer Not the Song

London: J. Arthur Rank, 1960. Shooting script for the 1961 film. Laid in with the script is a 36-leaf gathering of revision pages on pink stock, bound with a single staple on the top left corner, dated 5.4.60.

Based on the 1953 novel by Audrey Erskine Lindop. A Catholic priest is sent to establish a parish in a rural Mexican town under the control of a ruthless but educated bandit.

Set in Mexico, shot on location in Spain.

Blue titled wrappers, noted as SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, dated 15-3-60. Title page present, noted as SHOOTING SCRIPT, dated 18th March, 1960, with credits for screenwriter Nigel Balchin. 105 leaves, with last page of text numbered 104. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with a silver prong.

[Book #151136]