Titel: THE WINSLOW BOY - A FILM BY DAVID MAMET
Verlag: SONY PICTURES CLASSICS
Einband: STIFF PAPER PRINTED WRAPPERS
Zustand: VERY FINE CONDITION
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED
Auflage: FIRST EDITION.
Art des Buches: MOVIE PRESS BOOK
45 +(2) PAGES. MOVIE PRESS PUBLICITY BOOKLET OF A MOVIE WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY DAVID MAMET STARRING HIS WIFE REBECCA PIDGEON. THE STORY BASED UPON A REAL LIFE EPISODE IN 1910 REGARDED THE EXPULSION OF A YOUNG BOY FROM A MARITIME ADMIRALITY COLLEGE ALLEGEDLY FOR STEALING A 5 POUND NOTE. THE EPISODE CREATED A MAJOR STIR SINCE THE BOY WAS FROM A WELL TO DO FAMILY. THE TRIAL REQUIRED THE PERMISSION OF KING EDWARD VII TO PROCEED SINCE THE ADMIRALITY COULD NOT LEGALLY BE PLACED ON TRIAL. THE BOY WAS ACQUITTED IN THE TRIAL. AS A YOUNG MAN, HE WAS KILLED IN WORLD WAR 1. THE MOVIE PLOT WAS ADAPTED BY DAVID MAMET FROM A PLAY BY NOTED ENGLISH PLAYRIGHT TERRENCE RATTIGAN. THE PUBLICITY PRESS BOOKLET CONTAINS PICTURES OF THE MOVIE THAT INCLUDE BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIAL ABOUT THE WRITER AND DIRECTOR DAVID MAMET AND HIS WIFE REBECCA PIDGEON AS WELL AS THE OTHER ACTORS. A RARE EPHEMERAL DAVID MAMET ITEM. Size: 6 3/8" X 8 15/16". Buchnummer des Verkäufers 002514
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