The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea

N.p. N.p., 1974. First Draft script for the 1976 British film.

Based on the 1963 Japanese novel by Yukio Mishima. A widowed woman with a 14-year-old son begins dating the second officer on a merchant ship. Enraged and jealous, the son plans to kill the sailor with the help of his group of friends, a violent gang commanded by a young boy nicknamed Chief.

Set and shot on location in Dartsmouth, Devon, England.

Blue untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated 12/14/74, noted as First Draft, with credits for director-screenwriter Lewis John Carlino and novel credits to Yukio Mishima. 130 leaves, with last page of text numbered 129. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, faintly toned to the edges, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with three gold brads.

[Book #152222]