The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer

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Film Scripts

London: David Paradine Films, 1968. Draft script for the 1970 British film. An early effort by the stalwart British comedy writers who would a year later debut as Monty Python’s Flying Circus.

A satire of late twentieth century British advertising and politics, created by following a mysterious young man who gradually assumes control of a small, unsuccessful advertising agency, and uses his position to rise into power as a Tory.

Set and shot on location in London.

Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, dated December 1968, with credits for screenwriters Peter Cook, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, and Kevin Billington. 125 leaves, with last page of text numbered 111. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with lavender revision pages bound in and green revision pages laid in, lavender pages undated and green pages dated 17.6.69. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, internal silver prong binding.

[Book #151213]

Price: $1,500.00