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Television and film scripts for The Old Crowd , 1977-1999

MS. Bennett 115

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Scripts for television play, first broadcast by London Weekend Television on ITV on 27 Jan. 1979. For text of trailer please see Scripts for Doris and Doreen, MS. Bennett 114. For more on Lindsay Anderson, please see MS. Bennett 179.
  1. (fols. 1-130) Parts of typed script titled "Some pages of The Old Crowd with Lindsay Anderson's corrections. Oct. 1977", annotated by Alan Bennett and Lindsay Anderson.
  2. (fols. 131-217) Typed television rehearsal script for rehearsal 2-20 Feb. 1978, annotated by Alan Bennett. Plus letter from LWT regarding rehearsals, dated 24 Jan. 1978.
  3. (fols. 218-346) Typed television camera script for filming on 20-22 Feb. 1978, annotated on verso of final page by Alan Bennett.
  4. (fols. 347-423) Photocopy of typed television post-production script, undated.
  5. (fols. 424-456) Two versions of typed film treatment, one dated Sept. 1977 and annotated by Lindsay Anderson and Alan Bennett.
  6. (fols. 457-518) Copy of typed film script, titled "Old Crowd script for film for Swedish F[ilm] Inst[itute] 1980".
  7. (fols. 519-530) Letters from Lindsay Anderson to Alan Bennett regarding television script, dated 24 Oct. 1977 and to Jorn Donner and Alan Bennett regarding film treatment, dated 6 Aug.-23 Nov. 1979. Also letters regarding return of film script, dated 18 Mar. 1999.


  • 1977-1999


530 Leaves


MS. Bennett 115

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