Every Home Should Have One

London: Ned Sherrin, 1969. Early Draft script for the 1970 British film, with annotations in holograph ink on four pages, a "1." on the title page, and three underlining locations. Script preceded by six pages of notes on story, cast of characters, and notes on principal characters.

An ad man is tasked with creating a new, sexy image for a frozen porridge brand. A satirical farce directly ridiculing British conservative activist Mary Whitehouse, who in 1970 was staging a war on gratuitous sex in advertising (and many other fields of British life).

Shot on location in London and Surrey.

Dark blue untitled wrappers with die-cut window in the British Fashion. Title page present, dated 6th February 1969, with credits for screenwriters Marty Feldman and Barry Took and story credit for Milton Shulman and Herbert Kretzmer. 101 leaves, with last page of text numbered 93. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with three flat metal brads.


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